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A reluctant, but yet, grateful, 2012 honoree

By Renee Carey
Published in News on June 6, 2012 1:46 PM

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George Jeffreys poses with his son-in-law, and emcee for the evening, Will Bland, by his portrait painted in honor of his receipt of the 2012 Distinguished Citizen Award from the Tuscarora Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

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Anne Jeffreys talks to her cousin James Jeffreys during the Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award celebration honoring their cousin, George Jeffreys.

It surprised no one that the Tuscarora Council of the Boy Scouts of America's 2012 Distinguished Citizen's acceptance speech was a quiet, and humble, "thank you." And the nearly 300 people in attendance Tuesday to honor him laughed knowingly when...

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