"This is a safe place for kids to express and heal from the world," Barclay says. "We are not just an academy but a family."


"I'm trying to create a ball of light in our world, trying to create a space where everybody can just exhale and create. And - I feel like if I can do it here in West Boca, then maybe someone else will want to do it somewhere else. And maybe someone else will pick up the model somewhere else. And little by little, we'll have these little balls of light in these communities that will slowly glow."

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