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It's cookie time again for Girl Scouts

Tue Jan 10 22:00:29 EST 2017 | The Journal Gazette
The first Girl Scout cookies didn’t roll off a factory line and they didn’t have fancy names like Samoa. (You say Caramel Delite, but this Ohio-bred gal and former Girl Scout says Samoa.) Instead, the cookies came out of a kitchen in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in 1917. The Mistletoe Troop was looking for a fundraiser, and selling sweet treats seemed like a good idea. If only those girls and troop leaders knew that it was the idea. In the 100 years since that first sale, Girl Scout cookies are iconic as..

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