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Three Boys and a Chicken Coop

Three Boys and a Chicken Coop

Back2Back staff member Rick Bursey saw three boys standing in a circle. They are the youngest of the three boys, aged nine, 10 and 11, and their heads were bent while they talked quietly near the chicken coop.

“This particular group of boys is always looking for ways to improve processes and space at the home,” shared Rick. “They are creative and the youngest really is the mastermind behind all of their planning,” he laughed. They recently built a chicken house for their home and the boys fell in love with it. They take pride in their chickens and look after the garden.

“They are our little farmers,” smiled Lisa Bursey, Back2Back staff, as she shared about the three young men.

There was recent construction at the property’s back. The boys were looking at old pipes, their minds racing to see what they could do.

“I stayed back and just watched,” shared Rick. “We like to allow them space to try things out, discover on their own, as long as they’re safe.” Rick’s waiting paid off, because 20 minutes later the boys called Rick over to show him their…

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