WHAT THE SCOUT LAW MEANS TO ME
by John Wayne
A great American, John Wayne, passed away many years ago. One of his last public appearances was at a dinner to benefit a land purchase for a Scout Reservation called John Wayne Outpost Camp. He was riddled with cancer and knew he was close to death.
Wayne recited the Scout Law; then he said, “The twelve points of the Scout Law are ‘nice words’. Trouble is, we learn them so young we sometimes don’t get all the understanding that goes with...