Projects: Victory Children's Home: VCH_03_WEB

Before sunrise at 5 a.m., Maj. Travis Plummer strolls by Craig Messner, 13, as he is ordered to do a variety of exercises in the pit. Messner was one of five boys who received the early-morning punishment for disobedience the night before.

Before sunrise at 5 a.m., Maj. Travis Plummer strolls by Craig Messner, 13, as he is ordered to do a variety of exercises in the pit. Messner was one of five boys who received the early-morning punishment for disobedience the night before.