The Boys in the Bunkhouse
Servitude and Salvation in the HeartlandLarge Print - 2016
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PimaLib_NormS Nov 17, 2016
“The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland”, by Dan Barry will put your emotions in a blender. The “boys” were a group of 32 intellectually disabled, institutionalized Texas men who were put to work in a turkey processing plant in the 1960s. In the 70s, they were moved t... Read More »
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(pg.156) "The congregants wept as they sang, so free of pretension was the moment, so powerful. It came to be seen as a lesson in essential truth, taught by men who thought to be less functional than the rest of the congregation, yet in some ways seemed much more grounded. They remembered the important stuff."
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