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By Karim Shamsi-Basha
They say our history affects our future.
The YMCA goes back a long way in history, all the way back to 1844 in England, where it was founded. The movement later traveled to the United States and took hold in many cities across this country. In Alabama, the Prattville YMCA was founded in 1963 and stands a beacon to their mission.
“Our mission is to develop healthy spirits, minds and bodies with solid Christian principles,” said Prattville YMCA General Director David Lewis. “When Prattville grew and attracted so many young families, we grew with it. Now we have served the community with many programs for the last 57 years. We are fortunate to be a part of such a great area.”
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