For their own good

They were screwed-up kids, sent to the reform school in Marianna for smoking, fighting, stealing cars or worse. The Florida School for Boys — that'd straighten them out.

Fifty years later they are, by their own account, screwed-up men — afraid of the dark, unable to love or be loved, twisted by anger, scarred by the whippings they endured in a cinder block hell called the White House.

BY BEN MONTGOMERY AND WAVENEY ANN MOORE Times Staff Writers

Photography by EDMUND D. FOUNTAIN

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