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Submitted by Barbara Foley

Recently, Teddy Weaver, a Cub Scout with Pack 227 on St. Simons Island, was awarded the Boy Scouts of America’s National Court of Honor Lifesaving and Meritorious Action Honor Medal. This award is bestowed on an adult or youth member for saving someone’s life at considerable risk to himself. Teddy received the Honor Medal for risking his own life to rescue a young man who was drowning in a pool.

Teddy Weaver with his brother, Jonathan. On the back row are Jack Reese, Coastal Georgia Council executive board president; Julie Weaver, Teddy’s mother; John Weaver, Teddy’s father; and Clif Morris, Coastal Georgia Council Scout Executive.

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