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Boys Nation parties nominate president, vice president candidates

Boys Nation parties nominate president, vice president candidates

States south of the Mason-Dixon line sweep all four elections.

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Two Boys Nation senators place wreath at Arlington

Two Boys Nation senators place wreath at Arlington

The 98 senators also visit the Lincoln Monument and three war memorials.

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Florida youth elected Boys Nation Senate president

David Enriquez defeats Jeremy Price of Maryland on the final vote.

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Boys Nation class of 1963 visits class of 2014

Boys Nation class of 1963 visits class of 2014

The nine Boys Nation alumni share words of wisdom with the 98 young men; 1963 Boys Nation alumnus and former President Bill Clinton writes a letter to the 2014 class.

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Boys Nation senators sworn into office

Boys Nation senators sworn into office

98 high school seniors from 48 states arrive in Washington, D.C., for the 68th session of Boys Nation.

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‘Learning key lessons of life’

‘Learning key lessons of life’

Program director says Boys Nation is about personal development, as well as a study in government.

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Boys Nation senators receive advice on the Constitution

Boys Nation senators receive advice on the Constitution

The young men are advised never to forget the great document’s first three words.

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Hollywood actor recalls 'that one summer' at Boys Nation

Hollywood actor recalls 'that one summer' at Boys Nation

Donal Logue, a veteran of the small and big screens, remembers how he came of age in 1983 when he left his small California town for Washington, D.C.

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68th session of Boys Nation begins Friday

68th session of Boys Nation begins Friday

The 98 American Legion Boys Nation delegates from 49 states will convene in Washington, D.C., to learn about the structure and function of federal government.

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Apply for $20,000 Legion scholarship

Apply for $20,000 Legion scholarship

The Samsung American Legion Scholarship is available for Boys State or Girls State attendees who are direct descendants of wartime veterans.

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Boys Nation president appears on TV program

Boys Nation president appears on TV program

Simeon Toronto, who represented Minnesota as a 2013 delegate, will be profiled on ‘Life to the Max.’

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Non-citizens have special role in Ohio Boys State

Non-citizens have special role in Ohio Boys State

Buckeye Boys State program teaches youth born in other countries the values of being an American.

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Boys Nation class of 1963

Boys Nation class of 1963

Fifty years after shaking hands with President Kennedy, Boys Nation alumni look back on an experience that changed lives and shaped careers.

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Boys Nation senators appear on West Wing Week

Boys Nation senators appear on West Wing Week

Weekly YouTube clip from White House features senators' visit with President Obama.

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Boys Nation senator’s nonprofit spans world

Boys Nation senator’s nonprofit spans world

Akbar Khan, from Utah, started organization to donate bags given away at conventions to youth in all needy areas of the world.

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67th Boys Nation class graduates with honors

67th Boys Nation class graduates with honors

'Awesome,' 'very cool' used to describe week that shapes a lifetime.

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A fitting end to 'a week that shapes a lifetime'

A fitting end to 'a week that shapes a lifetime'

Senators to the 67th session receive rare opportunity to meet and take a picture with commander-in-chief.

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Boys Nation senators ‘all smiles’ after Hill day

Boys Nation senators ‘all smiles’ after Hill day

Several Boys Nation attendees get rare opportunity to follow their U.S. senators for a day; watch live streaming of Boys Nation graduation tonight at www.legiontv.org.

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‘The neatest moment of my life’

‘The neatest moment of my life’

Twilight Tattoo gives Boys Nation attendees an appreciation for the military and their country's wars.

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Minnesota senator uses kindness to win presidency

Minnesota senator uses kindness to win presidency

Simeon Toronto, a Federalist, is 67th Boys Nation president; Zachary Faircloth, a Nationalist from South Carolina, is vice president.

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Senators visit hallowed ground

Senators visit hallowed ground

Matthew Hall from Kentucky, John O’Brien from New York accompany National Commander James E. Koutz in laying wreath at Tomb of Unknowns; watch candidate debates, elections today on LegionTV.

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Not just names on a wall

Not just names on a wall

Boys Nation senators get personalized visit to Vietnam Veterans Wall.

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English-born senator elected president pro temp

English-born senator elected president pro temp

Boys Nation elects Jordi Saunders from LaPorte, Ind., to position, and Cortez Thomas of Mississippi to secretary of senate.

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Clinton sends video address to Boys Nation

Clinton sends video address to Boys Nation

Former president commemorates 50th anniversary of his graduation, famous handshake with John F. Kennedy.

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Boys Nation senators arrive on common ground

Boys Nation senators arrive on common ground

98 high school seniors from 48 states converge on Marymount University in Arlington, Va., for the 67th session of Boys Nation.

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67th session of Boys Nation begins Friday

67th session of Boys Nation begins Friday

98 American Legion Boys Nation delegates from 49 states will convene in Washington, D.C., to experience ‘a week that shapes a lifetime.’ Follow on LegionTV.

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Boys State alum revisits as a Marine

Boys State alum revisits as a Marine

Cpl. Richard Marko III helped advise and mentor nearly 1,200 American Legion New York Boys State delegates.

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Missouri Boys State hosts Chinese students

Program joins Girls State in welcoming 37 students from China as part of an international exchange program.

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Alumni pay respects on Memorial Day

Alumni pay respects on Memorial Day

Boys and Girls Nation graduates submit words of gratitude to Legionnaires and Legion family members.

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Bon Jovi fights veteran homelessness with mobile app

Bon Jovi fights veteran homelessness with mobile app

Famous rock musician and Boys State alum helped VA launch “Project REACH,” a mobile app challenge to end homelessness.

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