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Forging his own trail in scouting

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Perseverance. Determination. Dedication.

That's what Alex Coad said it takes to make it as an Eagle Scout. The Woodbury teen received the distinction - the highest the Boy Scouts bestows - earlier this year.


"It was like all of the hard work I had put in up until that point had paid off," Coad, 16, said.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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