Marian Carney reacts after a sign naming the New Beginnings teen shelter at 491 Main St. in Lewiston in her honor was revealed Wednesday. Carney retired in May after 24 years as shelter director. New Beginnings Executive Director Chris Bicknell, right, said Carney will be remembered for bringing a family feel to the shelter and reaching out to the families of youth who came there. “I will miss the kids the most,” Carney said . “If you gently build relationships with them, they come around. I love teenagers. But I still have teenage grandchildren so I’m all set,” she said. Marian’s Place provides emergency care for up to 12 youths ages 12 through 19. Alyssa Morin is the new shelter director. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

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