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Ninja Scouts

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The scouts on the Kern River.  They are rafting one-and-a-half miles through class-three rapids.

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The scouts are in Sequoia National Forest to face competitors with something to prove: Lee, a former Marine; Paul, who feels guilty for dropping out as a teen and David, who left scouts three badges shy of an Eagle Scout. The first challenge pits adults against scouts. They must face a bridge rappel before rafting down Class Three rapids. After one adult goes home, the competitors must prove they can pitch a tent. Will the scouts prevail, or could Lee, Paul or David be Tougher Than a Boy Scout?

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