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Fifty years ago, they were screwed-up kids sent to the Florida School for Boys to be straightened out. But now they are screwed-up men, scarred by the whippings they endured. Read the story and see a video and portrait gallery.
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By TIMES WIRES
Published May 12, 2007
Tropical Heat Wave 2007: Starts 6 p.m. Venues: Cuban Club, El Pasaje Plaza, New World Brewery and the Orpheum, Ybor City. All-club pass, $35 at door, $15 after 11 p.m., $12 ages 12-20. Orpheum or New World Brewery only, $8. www.wmnf.org/heatwave.
Cotee River Seafood Festival and Boat Show: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Also Blues by the River, local bands, begins 10:30 a.m. Ticketed evening concert with Bill "the Sauce Boss" Wharton, others, begins 4 p.m., $5-$8. Sims Park and Orange Lake areas, New Port Richey. $2. www.nprmainstreet.com.
Free admission for moms: Florida Aquarium, today and Sun. with paid child admission, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $17.95, $14.95 seniors, $12.95 ages 2-11. (813) 273-4000. ... Weeki Wachee Springs and Buccaneer Bay, today and Sun. with paid child, U.S. 19 S at SR 50, Weeki Wachee. $22.95, $15.95 ages 3-10. (352) 596-2062.
Blast From the Past Music Festival: Big Z Band, Vodkanauts, Pocket Change and fireworks. Noon-10 p.m. Knology Park, 373 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. $3, under 13 free. (727) 784-4287.
All Stars DEF Comedy Jam: With Shawty, Michael Blackson and Marvin Dixon 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg. $20-$50. (727) 892-5767.
St. Petersburg Downtown Arts Association Gallery Tour: 5:30-9 p.m. Florida Craftsmen or the Arts Center, both on Central Avenue, are good starting points. (727) 821-6767
The Sisters Rosensweig: Stageworks. 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa. $19.50-$24.50. (813) 229-7827.
Strut 2007: Runway fashion show and design expo by International Academy of Design and Technology students. 5 p.m. expo, 8 p.m. runway show, Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St. $20-$40, $10 students. Toll-free 1-800-222-3369; Ticketmaster.
50th Anniversary of Piping in Dunedin: Noon-6 p.m., Community Center, 1920 Pinehurst Road. Free. (727) 733-6240.
Down on the Farm: SPCA Tampa Bay. Adoptable pets, kids games, farm animals. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo. Free admission. (727) 586-3591.
Utopia, Limited: By the Gilbert and Sullivan Players. 2 and 8 p.m., St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus Arts Auditorium, 2465 Drew St. $5 (benefits scholarship fund). (727) 536-6250.
Disney On Ice: 2 and 6 p.m., St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $19.75-$41.75. (813) 301-2500; www.ticketmaster.com.
Viking Regatta: 10 a.m., Philippe Park, 2525 Philippe Parkway, Safety Harbor. (727) 517-3148.
Tampa Bay Home Expo: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg. $3, under 17 free. (727) 893-8523.