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Girl Scouts Brave Frigid Temps for a Good Cause

By Christina Dawidowicz

Frigid temperatures have been a challenge for the Girl Scouts in Southern Colorado, meaning cookie sales are lower than normal.

“The cold weather has actually been really cold,” said Anna Stanwood, who has been a member of the Girl Scouts for three years.

“You can do what’s called ‘my booths’ and set up in your front yard, and we did one of those and we didn’t have anybody come to it because it was too cold,” said Jessica Stanwood, Anna’s mother. But Jessica and Anna are still hoping to sell enough to make a difference.

“With the profits from the Girl Scouts’ cookie sales, they are going to do something to help kids with cerebral palsy,” Jessica said. It’s a cause the Stanwood family holds close to their heart, as Jessica’s 12-year-old-son lives with this condition.

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