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The Florida School for Boys is a reform school in Florida in the USA

It is at the heart of a scandal over the alleged physical and sexual abuse of boys in its care for over a century[1][2]

There is a campaign group The White House Boys which campaigns on the topic of the alleged abuses.

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  1. Montgomery, Ben; Moore, Waveny Ann (19 April 2009). "For their own good: a St. Petersburg Times special report on child abuse at the Florida School for Boys". St Petersburg Times. http://www.tampabay.com/features/humaninterest/article992939.ece. Retrieved 5 September 2010. "Gov. Charlie Crist has ordered the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate 31 graves near the school. “Please determine whether any crimes were committed and, if possible, the perpetrators of these crimes,’’ Crist wrote."
  2. Montgomery, Ben; Moore, Waveney Ann (6 March 2010). "Documents detail abuse at Florida School for Boys". St Petersburg Times. http://www.tampabay.com/features/humaninterest/documents-detail-abuse-at-florida-school-for-boys/1077770. Retrieved 5 September 2010. "One of those old guards, Troy Tidwell, called it "spanking" in a deposition for a lawsuit that Brodnax and more than 300 other men brought against him, which was dismissed last week. He said boys got between 10 and 12 licks, no more."