“I lived with my mother, my father, and my stepfather, Joe, when we were at 120th Street, and then I lived with my mother in Brooklyn and two grandmothers, but one was a fake grandmother. And now I am at Youth House I think 16 weeks, or months, or 16 years,” says a ten-year-old, intelligent Negro boy referred by the court, with the label J.D., to Wiltwyck School for Boys.