Rejoice: You can now buy Girl Scout cookies online

Rejoice: You can now buy Girl Scout cookies online
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If you're craving Thin Mints but there's nary a Girl Scout in sight, just head to your computer.

The Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. has decided to embrace the internet, letting scouts use the new Digital Cookie platform to sell and ship those $4 boxes of deliciousness across the country. Online sales had previously been prohibited, as the goal was to teach girls how to sell directly to people and learn how to handle money, but the organization has found ways to incorporate those skills into the Digital Cookie platform.

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