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Friday, December 23, 2005

2005: The Year of the Gravely Injured Boy Scout

Posted by on December 23 at 12:56 PM

After the morbidly celebrated Scoutocaust of the summer, the year rings out with another gravely injured Boy Scout.

Today’s unlucky scout was merely minding his own businessóraking leaves in preparation for a Utah Scout eventówhen his Scoutmaster leapt to the rescue of a fellow Scout who had tripped, sending the knife the Scoutmaster held flying through the air to lodge in the leaf-raking Scout’s brain.

Full story here. (And in case you’re wondering, joining the Boy Scouts is now the primary cause of death for American boys aged 8 to 14.)