Girl Scouts demand clean up of Buttermilk and Smith Mill creeks in West Asheville.
Wild Freeborn found fame by accident, during a quest to sell 12,000 Girl Scout cookies. Along the way, she decided celebrity’s not all it’s cracked up to be. The 8-year-old became an overnight sensation after Newsweek wrote about her cookie-marketing technique, and the fact that the Girl Scouts of America didn’t approve. Bryan Freeborn, Wild’s […]
National media went into a feeding frenzy over Wild Freeborn’s innovative online efforts to sell cookies. Here’s what it was like, as it unfolded, for an 8-year-old Asheville girl and her dad to be swept up in a series of New York studio appearances.
Bryan Freeborn and his daughter, Wild, appeared on the Today show this morning to talk about the controversy over an online strategy to sell Girl Scout cookies. Check out the video.
An Asheville Girl Scout’s innovative cookie-sales scheme has garnered national news.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one-fourth of young women between the ages of 14 and 19—about 3.2 million teenage girls—are infected with at least one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (human papillomavirus or HPV, chlamydia, herpes simplex virus and trichomoniasis). Health effects can range from infertility to cervical […]
Wild A. Freeborn, sporting pigtails and the trademark green vest, ends her sales pitch for Girl Scout cookies with a simple appeal: “Buy cookies! And they’re yummy!” Want cookies?: Asheville Girl Scout Wild Freeborn is on a mission to sell 12,000 boxes of cookies. Here, she appears in an online video promoting her campaign. The […]
The naked facts: More than half the high-school students in North Carolina have had sexual intercourse, 13 percent of them before age 13. Of those sexually active teens, 16 percent have had sex with four or more partners, 21 percent used drugs or alcohol before intercourse, and roughly half did not protect themselves and their […]