MacKenzie Scott donates $84.5 million to the Girl Scouts

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Novelist and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott gave the Girl Scouts a record-breaking donation of 84.5 million dollars, the organization announced Tuesday.

"It's the largest donation the Girl Scouts have received from an individual since their founding in 1912," NPR reports.

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