After Boys Town moved from Omaha, the local branch of the Ku Klux Klan threatened to burn Boys Town to the ground because of it care for black children and Jews, Wolf said.
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"He completely immersed his life in the gospel, and lived it," Wolf told CNA. "He completely poured his life into saving these kids nobody else wanted to deal with."