Transcript for Girl Scout Cookie Hoax Happy Ending
Last week end, the story of that cruel hoax. Tonight, that determined girl scout troop just reporting in to us after getting help from all over the country. And all over the world. They were the girl scouts from portland, oregon, who were so excited. 6,000 boxes of cookies sold in a single order. 24,000 worth. But it was all a hoax. They had big plans for the money they thought they had earned, paying for camp, as so many had done before them. The old posters, cookie boxes. Cookie mint, before they were thin mints. When viewers heard of the hoax, scouts had been duped, they heard from little erin right here. It makes me so sad. I thought somebody really bought 6,000 cookies. ReporIEWERS CAME To the rescue. More than 1,000 e-mails. Lisa said, there really are more good people in the world than bad people. Patty in new hampshire. I'll by a case of cookies. Joanna in florida, a cookie mom herself, I can send money to purchase and have your girls donate them to a nursing home. From afghanistan, the army specialist. We have been gireen given cookies from so many people that I would like to help. Tonight, the portland girl supreme courts who, just a week ago were so overwhelmed, instead sending us this message. All: Thank you "world news." Reporter: With a giant thank you on the board bee hind them, their new plans tonight. We have decided to go troop camping and possibly horseback riding. Reporter: Now writing thank you notes and sending them all over the world. They're also doing something else, they tell us. Helping other nearby troops with cookies left to sell. Helping them get to camp, too. Which reminded us of what little erin told us just a week ago. So simple, but so true. Girl scouts are very hard workers. Yes, they are. We loved erin a week ago. And so many people around the world, too.
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