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Linton Hall Military School Memories: One Cadets Memoir

Linton Hall Cadet

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ISBN : 9781495931963
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214 pages
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Linton Hall Military School, in Bristow, Virginia, was a unique institution — a military boarding school for boys ages 6 to 16, run by Catholic nuns, from its founding in 1922 until 1989.In this comprehensive, detailed account, the memories comeMoreLinton Hall Military School, in Bristow, Virginia, was a unique institution — a military boarding school for boys ages 6 to 16, run by Catholic nuns, from its founding in 1922 until 1989.In this comprehensive, detailed account, the memories come flooding back: the nitpicking rules which controlled every aspect of daily existence, from how to fold your underwear to the complicated rules and procedures for using the toilet- the nuns’ cruel punishments, which included making little boys who had accidentally wet the bed wear their urine-soaked pajamas around their neck all day- the lack of privacy, with nuns watching every time that boys took a shower, and the censorship of outgoing mail in order to conceal the school’s negative aspects from parents- as well as the fun of camping trips, target shooting in the rifle range, and exchanging buttons from school uniforms for kisses from girls — other boys’ sisters who visited the school.A wild roller-coaster ride of bittersweet memories and emotions for alumni, and a surprising look at the past for current students.Includes many photos and excerpts from old brochures dating back to 1949.