Scouts-L Mail Archive for September of 1998: Re: Broken Homes
Re: Broken Homes
Mon, 28 Sep 1998 13:03:23 -0700
At 05:31 -0700 on 9/24/1998, Rik Bergethon mailed Broken Homes:
What's the big deal? Scouting works!
>A few years ago, I had to re-start the troop from nothing. I
>went out to two area middle schools and set up a table in
>the hall during school open house. I recruited ten new boys
>into the troop. The family background of the troop then
>mirrored our society today. I had four scouts from a family
>of mom, dad and scout. I had three scouts of scout, mom and
>step dad. I had three scouts of scout and mom. Of my three
>Life scouts who will get their Eagles this next winter, one
>is from each family group. So what's the big deal?
If one digs out juvenile court statistics, I believe you will find children
of broken homes over-represented. That's the other big deal.
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