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Scout helping foster teens with Eagle project


December 12, 2017

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre Boy Scout Ammon Lines poses for a photograph Monday in Havre's Town Square. For his Eagle Scout project, Lines is going to put together duffel bags with basic necessities for teens going into foster homes.

Havre Boy Scout Ammon Lines is a few packed duffel bags away from having an Eagle Scout badge.

For his Eagle Scout project, Ammon says he has decided to assemble duffel bags for foster teenagers on their way to their new foster home.

The bags, he said, will be stuffed with toiletries, necessities and add-ons such as blankets and maybe some clothes.

The idea is personal, he said.

"We have friends who had foster kids and when they came into their homes they had nothing but a trash bag with barely any supplies ... so I took the idea of 'Why can't these kids be ready to go?'"

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