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The Staff At Sweetser Saved My Life

I was the first kid to enter the Portland Cottage Offender Program (in 1992) when I was 12. The staff there saved my life. I could never verbalize the gratitude I have for everyone there who helped me become the kind, honest and sincere man I am today. My hope is, to some day soon, be able to give back to Sweetser for all that was given to me. I still miss my primary counselor, Mary Boothby, who was a second mother to me.

I'm sorry I don't remember my teachers' names, but they were awesome! I do remember the cook, Margaret, a sweet woman. I want you all to know you saved my life. For that I will be forever grateful.

~ Dale J.

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I used to live at Sweetser's Sanford Group Home many years ago and living there did me a lot of good. I didn't realize it at the time, but they taught me so much and taught me how to be a member of society. They taught me how to do things that my mom would never have shown me. I just wanted to...

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