Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of the Girl Scouts | Episode 55

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Juliette Gordon Low, known as “Crazy Daisy” for her good-natured childhood antics, led a long and interesting life before deciding at the age of fifty to found the Girl Scouts of America. She went deaf thanks to ear infections, and didn't let that hold her back. She was intent on helping young girls of all races and backgrounds get outdoors, learn new skills, and find their independence. Today, 50 million girls have joined the Girl Scouts since the organization's founding in 1911. She was the very definition of a Good Witch.

INTRO - 08:28 | Hannah introduces this episode with the beginning of Deaf Awareness Month to set up our person of the week.

09:30 - 37:30 | Hannah tells the story of our person of the week, Juliette Gordon Low.

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