Thursday, July 5, 2007

You Go Girl, Scouts

Feeling irrelevant to modern teenage girls, the Girl Scouts are undertaking a massive overhaul, Phillis Nefler style. The organization recognizes that earning merit badges for cookie sales and embroidery doesn’t resonate anymore. Today’s girl scout wants high adventure. After two years of research and input from thousands of Scouts and volunteers, Girl Scouts USA heard the message loud and clear: Girls wanted an organization that would help them deal with everyday challenges such as bullying, teen pregnancy and divorce, as well as age-old problems such as peer pressure and self-esteem.

In related news: The Boy Scouts of America have been ask to stop bullying, knocking up and divorcing the Girl Scouts.

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