Long-time readers know that I have enormous affection for Scouting, and I will definitely link out to bring you a story. Here is a post by Bryan Wendell, from his blog BryanOnScouting (which I read every day, even though Bryan doesn’t know it).
Help find the mystery Eagle Scout who saved a life in California
Joshua Allen and his family were on vacation in the Stanislaus National Forest near Yosemite National Park when Josh fell over a waterfall and needed to be rescued. He later learned he had broken nine ribs and punctured his lung.
A mystery man — an Eagle Scout, it turned out — saved Josh’s life, delicately pulling him from the water. And now Josh and his wife, Anna, are trying to identify the hero so they can properly thank him.
Read the rest of the story at BryanOnScouting.
And here’s a second story from Bryan’s blog, about another incident this summer where Scouts helped a hiker who was burned while camping.