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  • Maine Scouts rescue Acadia hiker, direct copter

    Now this is what I want to read and watch.

    What started out as a hike to Cadillac Mountain to watch the first sunrise of 2013 turned into a test of all their boy scout lessons.

    A 19-year old girl visiting from Florida along with a friend started the trek to the top, but lacked the proper attire and footwear. The gusty winds and wind chill dropped temperatures to single digits and caused her to be unable to move. Her friend called 9-1-1, but it was the group of scouts jumping into action that helped her until emergency responders arrived..."

    read rest and watch video here

    http://www.wcsh6.com/news/article/226729/2/Boy-Scouts-help-in-Acadia-rescue

    Scout salute to Troop 102.

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    And the original article in the Bangor Daily News:

    http://bangordailynews.com/2013/01/01/news/hancock/park-rangers-rescue-19-year-old-florida-hiker-from-atop-cadillac/

    Kudos to Channel 6 Portland / Channel 2 Bangor for providing such a positive segment about the scouts.(This message has been edited by moxieman)

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