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View from on High
Photograph by Landon Nordeman

A whirlybird's-eye view of the town: 1.4 square miles (2.2 square kilometers) of campus-like grounds and neighborhood streets edged with cornfields, then highways. Omaha is just around the corner, but Boys Town is a world apart. "Many kids look back and say this is where their lives started," says executive director Father Val Peter. "That's how important this town is."

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 20-35mm zoom
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Time of Day: Late morning
Lighting Techniques: I took this from a helicopter.

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