Kobe in a huddle

Mr. Kobe is on the court …

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When basketball season started, Kobe wanted to be a contributing member of the Hollis team. He had played football, but it was abundantly clear he liked basketball more. Read more to see how the story turns out . . . .

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Walking a calf

Cattle provide big lessons

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Raising livestock has provided many life lessons for the young men at Westview Boys' Home that are helping them mature into honorable men, ready to take part in the world outside Hollis.

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Walking the pigs

Westview boys learn with livestock

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Several Westview Boys Home students raise projects for local livestock shows through the HHS FFA and Harmon County 4-H programs. Some also show cattle, a tradition that dates back at least to the 1970s. Many of these young men come from urban environments, far removed from small rural communities like Hollis.

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A cannon at Vicksburg

Visiting history in Mississippi …

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As young men look to the future, they begin to imagine an adult career; many tell us that they have an interest in serving in the military. To help our young men root their thinking in history, Westview is preparing for a summer trip to the Civil War battleground at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

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