Former YMCA Director Terry Goldsmith believes that if Government and civic society are serious about affecting change in the attitudes and behaviours of the nation's youth, they must focus on a formula that is tried and true - positive sporting activities.

Goldsmith was addressing members of the Freeport Rotary Club yesterday at their weekly luncheon meeting, where he spoke eloquently about his experience growing up as a troubled youngster and the positive influence sports continues to have on his life.

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