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The boy kept his distance from Kamiaz after the incident but continued to serve as an altar boy.
Joseph Kennedy is a particularly cold father to his small son Bobby, the altar boy.
Perpetrators included 48 priests and one lay coordinator of altar boys.
Boy Scouts and altar boys would meet and hang out at the Mangilao parish.
At the 9 o'clock mass Sunday morning at St. Mary's church, attended by the children and families, Father Hammes extended Mr. and Mrs. Huber a special blessing and grandsons Tim and Tom, sons of Ralph, served as altar boys at the mass.
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Definition of altar boy for English Language Learners
: a boy who helps the priest during a Catholic service
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