Scientists are exhuming bodies thought to have been Wards of the now defunct Dozier School for Boys. Last week, soil-penetrating radar revealed nearly 50 unmarked graves that the State had never detected before.
“Like a sorority or a fraternity, everything was closed-mouth,” said a local resident about the attitude in town to the school. But he’d
heard the hushed stories of boys who were beaten, tortured, or worse: “Nobody knew anything or was going to tell you anything,” he said. The 79 year old man tells a story he heard about Dozier boys running away at night. He says a group called the “Dog Boys” would wait for them in the woods. Continue reading