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The Michael E. DeBakey Papers

[Michael DeBakey with his Boy Scout troop of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana]
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DeBakey and his fellow scouts "ready for the ole swimming hole". Scouting was one of DeBakey's many boyhood activities. In Don Schanche's 1972 interview series (Tape 1, pp. 11-12) DeBakey remembered, "I was an active member of one of the Boy Scout troops. It happened to be sponsored by the Baptists, even though I was an Episcopalian. The reason I joined that group was because most of the boys in the neighborhood belonged to that Boy Scout troop,and, secondly, the scout master lived next door to me. He was a great friend of my father's." DeBakey reached the Eagle Scout level.
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1923-08-20 (August 20, 1923)
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Courtesy of Katrin DeBakey.
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Series: Photographs and Artworks, [ca. 1908]-2007
SubSeries: Personal Photographs, [ca. 1908]-1991
Folder: DeBakey as a Teenager, 1923-[1926]
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