Education: Character, the Hard Way

Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street. —William Blake

Out of a bus in tiny Marble, Colo., (pop. 5) stepped 44 boys from slums and suburbs in 15 states. There they stood awed and silent. All around were 14,000-ft. mountains covered with snow, aspen, blue spruce and Douglas fir; in the craggy heights roamed elk, bear and mountain sheep. The boys could tell it was no place for softies as they started trudging up the steep, three-mile...

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