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There's a moral compass that comes with being a Girl Scout, it teaches a girl to be self-confident and take care of herself, and it gives her a good group of friends.

Alina Guyon

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

I helped girls in developing nations get birth certificates.

Alina Guyon

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

The expectation from the beginning is that you give the girls as much power as they can manage and handle and leading the activities of the troop, they can have conversations in a really safe space.

Rebecca Bichel

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

It's incredible bonding time with my daughter, i know she doesn't always love having me as a troop leader every day, but I work a lot, and this is quality time with my daughter.

Rebecca Bichel

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

They talked about how it made them feel, and they took so much power from that conversation, they talked about how they could make changes and an activity this year that came out of that.

Rebecca Bichel

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

Our program engages girls in identifying community needs, coming up with resourceful solutions and implementing them in partnership with their communities, they are stepping through the process of becoming productive problem solvers.

Andrea Bastiani Archibald

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

I have studied girls and girls' development for 25 years now, and it's clear to me that there's no better place to be advancing girls' issues and engaging girls in a positive way than in the Girl Scouts.

Andrea Bastiani Archibald

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

I'm still in the act of raising money and getting it done, i'm also involved with an organization called O2, which gets kids backpacking and outdoors in the mountains. I taught them about being outdoors and climbing.

Grace Gunlogson

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

You're putting yourself out there, and you can't be shy, and you're not just advertising or promoting cookies but the whole Girl Scouts. Another fun part of it is that people are not just interested in cookies, but in you and the whole Girl Scouts.

Grace Gunlogson

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

I thought to myself: 'We're going to have some expenses from this. I might as well turn this into something that will inspire people to come try our food.

Greg Carlson

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

I don't think we expected this kind of reaction, but we hoped for it. We're really pleased and surprised.

Greg Carlson

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

I used to be a carpenter, there's a lot of ordinary people that can make a powerful impact in this world.

Samuel Johns

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

It brings people back to their roots, to when they were young. It's like bringing them back to their true identity, i think performing music makes people feel really good. That's what I like to do when I'm down here.

Samuel Johns

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

We've already gotten people off of the street, but I can't bring everybody home. I can meet them and encourage them and let them know that they are loved, i don't want to look at them in a bad way, you know. Instead of stereotyping them, I want to see what their stories are and treat them like human beings.

Samuel Johns

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

I started ForgetMeNotAK.org, a Facebook group page, to help the homeless reconnect with their families.

Samuel Johns

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

I found my outlet through music. That's what really helped me sober up.

Samuel Johns

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

When my students come in the morning, I ask if they've eaten breakfast. Once they've had their breakfast I just do an assessment of needs, i buy and keep in stock socks, jackets, scarves, hats, toothbrushes and snacks. I've done that since I started teaching. And over the years as the population has shifted, I've needed a lot more of those supplies.

Sonya Romero

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

Being a teacher is being an advocate, being an agent for their change and to help them in any way that they need, it means really caring about these kids so they can give back and we can keep that cycle going.

Sonya Romero

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

Their needs have be met -- whatever they are ... socially, emotionally, physically, so that they have the ability to learn.

Sonya Romero

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

A lot of the assistance that I get is from people who want to make a difference. So now our school has quite a bit of supplies. Whatever we don't use, we share with the other downtown schools, which has been amazing.

Sonya Romero

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

It's still a transition period when you bring the dog home. My wife had to get used to me spending a lot of time with her as well as Bella coming up and comforting me, it was about six months to a year when things really started to gel and she just became another part of the family.

Kevin Crowell

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

Shari doesn't even realize the impact she has on people's lives. I don't think she really gets that she's saving lives, it's amazing that because of one person's dream to help her son, many other people have benefited. And I'm grateful.

Kevin Crowell

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

We evaluate the dog for being sound around people, other dogs, noises, cars, and riding in the bus, we take them to the store and walk them around. If they keep progressing through that, then they spend the next three to four months getting their basic formal obedience done.

Brett Simon

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

I was chosen to work with explosive tracking dogs in Iraq. Once I arrived in Iraq in Baghdad, I was shipped out to Mosul, where I worked with the striker brigade working on the first tracking explosive dogs that were attempted in Iraq.

Brett Simon

Found on CNN
3 years ago

Living

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