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There’s a human urge to feel close to those we love. The urge seems to be especially acute in children—crying when they lose their first tooth and wanting to hoard anything they find, some discarded socks. For the Georgia Boys, it’s all about one special love, a little lion cub they hatched and raised with steadfast devotion to their middle-class lives.

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Georgia Boys State is a comprehensive one week course in state and local government . It is a "leadership action program" where qualified male high school rising seniors take part in a practical government course. It is designed to develop a working knowledge of the structure of government and to impress upon the citizen the fact that our government is just what we make it. Along the way delegates have the opportunity to learn the political process by organizing a mythical 51st state. Each level of government is run by those delegates who are elected to serve. Instruction is presented on the law and court system, parliamentary procedure and Georgia political history.

The choir's inaugural tour was to China, where it performed at venues like Beijing University and the Chengdu Concert Hall. The 2012 tour was to Scandinavia with performances in Copenhagen, Denmark; Oslo, Norway; and Estonia among other places. In the fall of 2010, it was announced that the Georgia Boy Choir was named the Ensemble-In-Residence at Peachtree Rd. United Methodist Church. The choir has also performed locally for the Atlanta Regional Commission, The Governor of Georgia, The Atlanta Rotary Club, and The Fish Radio Station. The choir was also invited to perform the National Anthem for Atlanta Thrashers games. During the 2013 NBA Playoffs, the choir sang the National Anthem for the final game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Indiana Pacers. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

 

 

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