Personal Narrative: Boy Scouts Changed My Life

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At the age of seven, my mother registered me with the Boy Scouts of America. Years ago, I had no idea what that involved. All I knew is that once a week, I would hang out with a group of guys and do an activity with them. Progressively, I learned more about Scouting and what it actually focused on. I began as a Cub Scout, where I went on camping trips, hikes, and attended Cub Scout Day Camp. At the age of eleven, I earned my Arrow of Light, the highest award available to Cub Scouts. One month later, I crossed over into Boy Scouts. I must say, my life was about to change. From volunteering in the community to learning survival skills, the life lessons Boy Scouts had taught me were manifold. As I progressed throughout the ranks in Scouts, I earned
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