When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, the Alvarez family learned that their most essential survival tool wasn’t anything on their shelves. It was the lessons they learned in Scouting.
Gardner F. Watts has seen Babe Ruth hit a home run. Twice. He once met Calvin Coolidge. But perhaps his most impressive memory is the time Daniel Carter Beard told him a six-word piece of advice he still remembers today.
Think of it as Relay for Life, with kayaks. This month, two Eagle Scouts are part of a team kayaking from Miami to Key West in support of the American Cancer Society. They call it Castaways Against Cancer.