I went to a Lutheran high school that had day students, weekly boarders and full boarders. It was in a rural area and some students came from quite a distance to go to school there. At one stage our school accepted a number of students from a reform school in Sydney. These were teenagers from troubled homes who had been sent to a school to ‘reform’ them, and that school decided to send some onto us. In getting to know these teenagers more, we soon saw why they had been in reform school. I hope our school was helpful to them. Looking back, I am interested in that use of the word ‘reform’. Near to Marysville, there is the Ohio Reformatory for Women. That is another institution specializing in reform, in reformation.