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Models for Norman Rockwell’s portraits reunite

ARLINGTON, VT. — It’s an iconic painting used by the Boy Scouts of America for decades: A teenage boy with a steady gaze and a neat Scout uniform, right hand aloft in a proud three-finger salute.

But Buddy Edgerton, 82, arrived in Arlington on Saturday morning with a little secret.

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