By Community Submission
Jan 03, 2016

Duty to Self vs. Service to Others

Every Eagle Scout parent knows how much time and effort goes into a good Eagle service project. It takes determination, planning, help from lots of people and of course, plenty of hard work. Because of its scope, many boys put the service project off to the 18th birthday deadline. A few years ago one Scout repeated this common problem on the trail to Eagle.

In 2013, James Aldredge of South Jordan, Utah, was up against his 18th birthday deadline, but his was not the usual procrastination. Two years earlier he was diagnosed with cancer, but that did not keep him from helping others.

Listen to the Mormon Times story here:

Author: Darin Adams | Mormon Times

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.