Girl Scouts celebrate centennial mark

Break out the Thin Mints, Tagalongs and Lemonades.

The Girl Scouts of the United States are gearing up to celebrate a big birthday.  March 12 marks 100 years since the organization began.

"It’s truly exciting,” said Sarah Buffington. “It's neat to be a part of an organization that promotes growth of women in a nice and grown-up way."

Juliette Gordon Low started the first Girl Scout troop in Savannah, Georgia back in 1912 with just 18 girls.

There are now 2.3 million active girl scouts nationwide.

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