If anyone doubts the power of Scouting, show them this video

Justice Boston grew up hearing gunshots and seeing the red-and-blue lights of police cars on his street.

Scouting offered a way out.

Justice, an Eagle Scout, shares his story in a powerful new video from the National Capital Area Council.

“I hated the fact that I grew up in a single-parent household,” Justice said. “I got into a lot of unnecessary trouble that I shouldn’t have been in. Scouting was my outlet.”

Without Scouts, Justice found himself dwelling on all “the sad things in my life.”

But with Scouts, “I realized that I could be somebody. That’s when I started thinking about my future.”

Others noticed how Scouting was changing Justice for the better. Everett Boston, Justice’s grandfather, “watched him become one heck of a good man.”

You can watch, too, in the video below.

It’s a reaffirmation of why volunteers like you have dedicated so much time and effort to the Scouting movement. Because, as proven by young people like Justice, Scouting really works.

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Bryan Wendell, an Eagle Scout, is the founder of Bryan on Scouting and a contributing writer.