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The Bad Kids

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September 6, 2019

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The Bad Kids

I believe that the world was created and approved by love, that it subsists, coheres, and endures by love, and that, insofar as it is redeemable, it can be redeemed only by love.

– Wendell Berry –

The Bad Kids

Vonda Viland is a mother figure, coach, cheerleader, and counselor. She has to be. As the principal of Black Rock Continuation High School on the edge of California’s Mojave Desert, Ms. V–as she’s known to her 121 at-risk students has heard countless stories of personal or familial alcohol or drug addiction, chronic truancy, and physical and sexual abuse. Over 90 percent of the school’s students live below the poverty line; most have a history of serious disciplinary issues and have fallen too far behind at traditional schools to catch up. As a new documentary about the school titled “The Bad Kids” explains, Black Rock is the students’ “last chance.” { read more }

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For more inspiration watch “Teach Me to Be Wild” which tells the story of an animal sanctuary where injured animals and wounded youth heal together. { more }

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