"Mendon Scoutmaster Alan Koufos has heard from girls over the years who have wanted to join the ranks of Boy Scout Troop 44.
In fact, two of their mothers were the ones who broke the news to him this week that the Boy Scouts of America will soon allow girls into its programs.
“I remember both of their daughters saying, ’Boy I wish I could be with my brothers,” Koufos recalled Friday.
Now with that opportunity on the horizon, local scout leaders have mixed views on whether the change was necessary."
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