Girl Scout sets all-time cookie sale record: 18,107 boxes in seven weeks

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Date: March 25th, 2014

Katie FrancisOKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City girl who says she asks everyone she meets to buy Girl Scout cookies has broken the organization’s decades-old sales record by a margin about the size of a Thin Mint.

Katie Francis of Oklahoma City sold 18,107 boxes in the seven-week sales period that ended Sunday night.

The previous mark was set by Elizabeth Brinton, who sold approximately 18,000 one year in the 1980s while living in the Washington, D.C., area.

The sixth-grade student told The Oklahoman newspaper last month that there were only three ingredients needed to rack up large sales: a lot of time, a lot of commitment and asking everyone she met to buy.  More

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