NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Girl Scouts of New York City are making history.
The city introduced the first troop consisting only of homeless girls.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/27 Wednesday Morning Forecast
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All 25 troop members live in a Queens homeless shelter.
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The troop hopes to bring awareness to the community about homelessness.