Scout’s honor Fifty is significant for many reasons. It represents the states in our union, the atomic number for tin and, according to Paul Simon, the ways to leave your lover. It’s also the amount of merit badges jostling for space on Brett Brantley’s Boy Scout sash. The Roseburg High sophomore needed only 21 merit badges to be eligible to start an Eagle Scout project. But if there’s a 12-step group for overachievers, Brett might do well to show up and introduce himself. Not only did he exceed the requirement by more than half, but he also invested several hundreds …
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