Ethan Fisher is small for his age. The 8-year-old looks 6, though his natural athleticism aids him on the baseball field. He's outgoing and spontaneous -- a bundle of energy with big blue eyes and a welcoming smile.
Starting Wednesday, openly gay youths will be allowed to join scouting.
Boy Scouts of America made the decision in May to accept them into their ranks. The resolution took effect when the new year rang in.