Monday, August 14, 2006

Florida teen with Down Syndrome makes Eagle Scout

From the CEC Smart Brief:

To join the ranks of the roughly 4% of Boy Scouts who attain Eagle Scout, A.J. Trueblood, who has Down syndrome, completed the application on his own and earned the necessary 21 badges before he turned 18. For his community service project, the Lakeland, Fl., teen landscaped a home for people with disabilities. The Ledger (Lakeland, Fla.) (8/14)

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