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Thomas may not be a Boy Scout on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, but his portrayer, Matthew Atkinson, once was! In fact, he made it all the way to Eagle Scout, the highest rank possible in the organization — and one that requires the completion of a big community service project of the young man‘s choosing. “I had a few options, but there was one gleaming option… and I think you’ll understand why,” he smiled to Soaps In Depth.
Upon learning that the cheerleaders at his high school didn’t have any storage units in the locker room, Atkinson set out to remedy the situation. “I built them cubbies for my Eagle Scout project,” he recalled with a laugh. Hmm… perhaps Atkinson has more in common with ladies’ man Thomas than we thought!
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