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Boys Being Boys
Photograph by Landon Nordeman

Warm fall days bring out the boys in Boys Town, Nebraska, where touch football is both good exercise and a tension release. Kids with tough pasts come here to try their youths again—to live in comfortable group homes with new "families," a host of new rules, and a bit of therapy on the side. (An average stay is 18 months.) "Especially for those from urban or unsafe neighborhoods, this is an idyllic setting," says photographer Landon Nordeman.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Nikon 100
Film Type: Fujichrome Provia 100
Lens: 50mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/250 @ f/8
Weather Conditions: Sunny
Time of Day: Afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light


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