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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 November 19, 2007
ICE!: Forget the mountains. Take an hour's drive to Orlando's Gaylord Palms Resort, where they unveil 2-million pounds of ice carvings, an ice slide to play on and a chilly life-size Nativity scene. It's all kept at a cool 9 degrees, but parkas are provided for guests. It runs until Jan. 3. $9.99-$24.99, depending on day and ticket package. Parking is $7. (407) 586-4423; www.gaylordpalms.com/ice.
Turkey Expertise: The clock is ticking. Get a crash course in de-boning, cooking and preparing turkey and Thanksgiving accompaniments. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Cafe Largo, 12551 Indian Rocks Road, Largo. $35. (727) 596-6282.
Weeds, 10 p.m., Showtime: Authorities issue a mandatory evacuation for Agrestic.
The Bachelor, 10:02 p.m., WFTS-Ch. 28: Brad makes his choice, and America places its bets on how long it will take for the couple to announce their breakup.
ALSO . . .
I Am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA, 8 p.m., HBO: She is known for her controversial views on animal rights, but Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has maintained personal privacy despite her public crusade. This documentary offers a closeup of Newkirk and the workings of PETA, an organization whose methods often clash with those of other animal rights groups. Beware: The film includes graphic footage, depicting animal cruelty, from PETA's archives.
Ellen's Really Big Show, 9 p.m., TBS: Taped in Las Vegas, it's a 90-minute throwback to the variety programs of yore, featuring appearances by Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow, Barry Manilow, Lyle Lovett and others.