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Photo of Girl Scouts surfing on the Girl Scout Web site. © GSUSA. All rights reserved.Photo of Girl Scouts holding 'Girl Scouts Care' signs. © GSUSA. All rights reserved.

Left: Savvy surfing on the Girl Scout Web site.
Right: Girl Scouts do their part for the War on Terrorism.

 

 

Recent studies showed that 53 percent of U.S. children ages 9 to 17 use the Internet. The Presidential election of 2000 was the closest in decades, with a controversial recount. More than a month after the election, George W. Bush was declared the winner. Terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, resulted in devastation at the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and in rural Pennsylvania. The United States engaged in war against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan and terrorists around the world.