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West Plains Young Life mentors youth on their turf


March 15, 2018

West Plains Young Life

Some of West Plains Young Life's 29 volunteer leaders pose for a photo.

Young Life's West Plains director Tyler Stitt doesn't know if his organization's approach to working with young people is the answer to preventing school shootings like the one that happened Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Fla.

But meeting and mentoring teens and pre-teens on their turf couldn't hurt, he adds.

As a national, non-denominational Christian organization, Young Life has been reaching out to teenagers since its unofficial founding in the early 1930s in Texas. In 1944, the young organization discovered spending time with kids where they like to hang out was a...

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