Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Scouting shortage - PittsburghLIVE.com

Scouting shortage - PittsburghLIVE.com: "Scouting shortage

Girl Scouts by the numbers

Founded: 1912

By Francine Garrone
Sunday, October 30, 2005

Six-year-old Manon Gilpatrick waited patiently for 12 months, hoping each time the phone rang it would be the call she so desperately wanted.

It finally came early this month. A spot had become available in a Brownie troop. At last she could join the Girl Scouts.

'I was disappointed that I couldn't be a Girl Scout and be with my friends,' Manon, of Pine, said. 'I'm looking forward to being in Girl Scouts.'"

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