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  • For their own good
    Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
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A 60-year Tampa Bay tradition
It started as a simple idea: small, unfinished houses, shell bungalows ready for your lot. On opening day 60 years ago, Jim Walter sold 27 houses. Here are some photographs from the Times archives.

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