The Girl Scouts, or Girl Guides, have been around for just over 100 years. You probably think of them as smiley campers, selling cookies and earning badges, but I’m going to tell you a different story. Today, let’s talk about their always bright, do good deeds motto, and what happened when the world went into chaos. Let’s talk about the Girl Guides in the Second World War.
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