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Commentary In Girl Scouts, girls can do anything

Mar 03, 2019 - The Salt Lake Tribune

The young waterfront instructor tilted her head as she held out her hand. “You can do it,” she said, calmly.

Cautiously, I stepped on to the stand-up paddleboard for the first time, and quickly knelt for stability. The stakes were high Even in August, the icy mountain lake at Camp Cloud Rim would mean a painful dunk for any mistake.

As I glided away, I gained balance and soon mastered moving from kneeling to standing, confident to try something new, even as a grandmother. Growing...