Juliette Gordon Low

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“You are not only the first Girl Scout, but the best Girl Scout of them all.” These were the words that the national officers of the Girl Scouts sent to their organization’s first member when hearing about Juliette “Daisy” Low’s death in 1927. Low left a lasting legacy by introducing the Girl Scouts in America fourteen years before her losing her battle with cancer.

Low was extensively involved in the growth of the Girl Scouts, even designating the headquarters of the organization in her own home in Savannah, Georgia. Her active participation was evident, and when she retired the role of president, she absorbed the title of founder…

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