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Boys’ Town And Father Sherlock

The history of the Boys' Town institution and its founder have been beautifully depicted in a recent editorial in the Jamaica Gleaner. See the article below: What ought to be a major celebration in Jamaica, which is to run for all of November, is scheduled to be launched today. We fear that it will not get the attention it deserves. Which is a great shame, for the country would have forfeited a...
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Welcome Message

Father Hugh Sherlock
The Boys' Town institution was founded as a Christian project in 1940 by Reverend Father Hugh Sherlock as a joint project of the Methodist Church and the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) for the young people in Kingston's Trench Town community. The late Reverend Sherlock 's main objective was to build characters, hence their motto "We Build". This motto reflected the spirit and creativity ...
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