Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Mentoring Program Keeps Teen on Proper Path

The Chicago Sun Times, January 26, 2015

"Tom was a troubled teen.

A year ago, he regularly skipped classes. He got a girl a pregnant, and “was tangled in a tremendous amount of legal trouble,” recalled his mentor, Ben Swihart.

Today, Tom (not his real name), 16, is a student who stays out of trouble and attends most of his classes at his Chicago Public high school.

In fact, a non-profit group has the teen serve as a leader to help other troubled youth, Swihart said." Read More.

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