Sedentary youths – we reap what we’ve sowed

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It was encouraging to see the good turnout at last Saturday’s Boy Scout field days at the county fairgrounds. While not proof positive that some of our youths will become avid outdoorsmen, It did show that there’s sufficient interest once exposed to the many outdoor opportunities available to pique youthful interest into getting outdoors and partaking in some form or another. In recent years there’s been national concern that our youths are becoming increasingly sedentary. The reason, of course, can be found by simply looking at our national lifestyle. Let’s consider how we, as a nation, have changed over the past half century

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