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Boy Scout returns purse with nearly $2,000

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by KenH, Dec 25, 2009.

  1. KenH

    KenH Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2002
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    Scout returns purse with nearly $2,000

    The Associated Press
    updated 7:39 p.m. CT, Wed., Dec . 16, 2009

    GREENSBORO, N.C. - An 11-year-old North Carolina boy has found and returned a stolen purse with nearly $2,000 inside.

    The News & Record of Greensboro reported Wednesday that Edward Myers and his siblings were helping neighbors plant trees in a Greensboro park when he spotted a purse on the creek bank. The Boy Scout and his mother called the police, and the purse's owner showed up to collect.

    - more at www.msnbc.msn.com/id/34455093/ns/us_news-wonderful_world/
  2. Winman

    Winman Active Member

    Jul 8, 2009
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    Hey, that's my home town! :thumbs:

    Great story. I was both a Cub and Boy Scout and had great experiences. It may sound silly, but the motto "Be Prepared" has been very helpful to me all my life. They teach good values.

    Great kid, gave a good portion of his reward to his mom. :applause: