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Boy Scouts Gets New Name, Admits Girls, Keeps Evolving

Boy Scouts Gets New Name, Admits Girls, Keeps Evolving

The Boy Scouts of America will no longer include the word 'boy' in its official name. HowStuffWorks looks at how opinions differ on the new change.

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