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"When I was with the Girl Scouts, I used to say that we were always looking for really terrific role models for young girls. I think the women of the WNBA are perfect for that. They are such wonderful athletes, they understand hard work, they understand teamwork. There's great similarity in the sense of civic responsibility of the Girl Scouts and the women of the WNBA." - Laurel Ritchie, WNBA president

"When I was with the Girl Scouts, I used to say that we were always looking for really terrific role models for young girls. I think the women of the WNBA are perfect for that. They are such wonderful athletes, they understand hard work, they understand teamwork. There's great similarity in the sense of civic responsibility of the Girl Scouts and the women of the WNBA." - Laurel Ritchie, WNBA president

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