Local Girl Scout accepts Presidential Medal of Freedom

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A local Girl Scout accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom award on behalf of the organization’s founder on Tuesday.

Georgie Ekechukwu traveled to The White House where President Obama posthumously awarded the highest civilian honor to Juliette Gordon Low. Low founded the Girl Scouts in 1912 in Savannah, Ga.

Ekechukwu attended the ceremony with Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chávez.

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TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 05/29/12 - 10:13 pm
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Were there no family members

Were there no family members of Ms. Juliette Gordon Low that could have accepted the reward in her honor?

latinfirst
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latinfirst 05/30/12 - 06:59 pm
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Death of President Obama

I was sad to see in the article that President Obama had died. Does the Chronicle need editors?

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latinfirst 05/30/12 - 07:01 pm
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Local Girl

What was her connection to Juliette Lowe? Why was she chosen to receive the award? I would have thought a Girl Scout from Savannah would have been picked.

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