boat-building-juviees.jpgTroubled teens in the nation’s capital stay out of trouble as they learn how to build handcrafted boats along the Potomac River. The youth learn carpentry and job skills that will serve throughout their lives.

The program’s founder says it costs just $15,000 to subsidize a teen’s training for one year, compared to $100,000 for incarceration.

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