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  • Boy Scout saves Maldives president from assassination

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - The president of the Maldives was saved from assassination Tuesday when a boy scout grabbed the knife of an attacker who had jumped out of a crowd greeting the leader, an official said.

    Here is a link to the article:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080108/ap_on_re_as/maldives_assassination_attempt

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    Now THAT's a Scoutmaster minute!

    "Boy scouts in the Maldives are similar to their U.S. counterparts, receiving training in first aid and participating in activities such as camping. Like in the U.S., their motto is "Be prepared."

    The Scout was wounded; I hope he recovers fully.

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