Was it merely another triumph of Women's Lib or a conquest by curious
young males? No matter, another masculine sanctuary has fallen. The Boy
Scouts of America revealed last week that one of its more mature
divisions is accepting girls as full members. Designed for Scouts aged
14 to 20 who wish to pursue special interests, the branch is called,
appropriately, the Explorer program.
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