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Girl Scouts Sell "Cookies For A Cause" Outside City Hall

BOSTON (CBS) - The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts took to City Hall Plaza on Saturday in an effort to help soldiers overseas.

With support from Boston Duck Tours, the girl scouts packed up boxes of their famous cookies to send to troops along with personal thank you notes. The girls also sold cookies for in an effort to raise money for a local troop.

"Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts has collected cookies for the troops for more than 12 years," Ruth N. Bramson, the CEO of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts explained in a release. "We want the community to see firsthand how their Cookies for a Cause purchase helps others."

The girls were joined by Mayor Tom Menino as well as several servicemen and women.

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