WINSTON — Zechariah Jacobsen has come a long way since joining Boy Scout Troop 225. He recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout and in the process gained something else. “He has friends now,” his mother, Molly Jacobsen, said with a smile. Zechariah Jacobsen, 19, of Winston joined the troop a year after he was diagnosed in 2006 with Asperger’s syndrome, a condition characterized by difficulties in social interaction and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests. “It started out a bit rough,” he said. “There were people I didn’t get along with. People didn’t understand me due to my Asperger’s.” …
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