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MIKE SIEGEL / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Brothers force Scouts to reveal scope of abuse

Matt and Tom Stewart: A fight for disclosure Last year, the Boy Scouts were forced to turn over all confidential files on adult leaders accused of wrongdoing, as part of a lawsuit filed by Matt, left, and Tom Stewart. The brothers were abused by their Scoutmaster. They received his West Seattle house (at rear), where they had been molested, in a settlement and quickly sold it. The Scouts now have background checks and training that didn't exist when the Stewarts were molested.