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For their own good
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 August 28, 2007
Vegan Buffet: Pig out like a vegetarian on things like ginger apricot bread and Greek salad. 7 p.m., Integrity Organics, 330 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $11.95, plus $2 for nonmembers. (727) 432-3327 or (813) 269-4665.
Black-on-Black Rhyme: Accomplished slam poet Taalam Acey is the special guest for the sixth annual Pajama Poetry Night. The dress code is sexy but classy at this erotic poetry event. 9 p.m., Sheraton Riverwalk, 200 N Ashley Drive, Tampa.
Laughing at Life Tuesday: This mix-and-mingle event from WSJT-FM 94.1 starts with live music for an hour and a half of dancing, dinner and drinks, followed by 30 minutes of standup comedy, this week from veteran comic Barbara Carlyle. 6 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 864-4000.
Tampa Bay Fingerstyle Guitar Guild: This fundraiser and tribute to late session guitarist Sal DiTroia will feature Sam Pacetti, Gale Trippsmith, Jeff Arthur and Radio Reset. DiTroia lent his fingerwork to classics like the Monkees' I'm A Believer and the soundtrack to The Godfather. The St. Petersburg resident, who helped found guild, died of heart failure in June, and his family has incurred unexpected expenses. 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10 at the door. (813) 971-0666.
Tuesday Night Live - The Sketch Show: This original sketch comedy produced by Yellow Snow Productions has adult content and a two-item minimum from the menu. 8 p.m., Coconuts Comedy Club, 2950 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. $5.
POV, 11 p.m., WEDU-Ch. 3: The latest installment of this series chronicles the story of Libby, Mont., where hundreds have died or become ill from exposure to asbestos through their work in the local vermiculite mine. It's the worst case of community-wide exposure to a toxic substance in U.S. history.