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Celebrities who were Girl Scouts

Abigail Breslin and Susan Lucci have more than just acting chops in common. Before these celebrities made it big, they pledged "to help people at all times, and to live by the Girl Scout Law."

In honor of National Girl Scouts Day on March 12, see which other celebrities pledged the same promise.

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift was raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, before
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Taylor Swift was raised in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, before moving to Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 14 to pursue a career. The singer (born Dec. 13, 1989) pledged to live by the Girl Scout Law.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, but
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Gwyneth Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, but moved to New York City by the age of 11. The actress and GOOP founder (born Sept. 27, 1972) was once a little girl who "discover[ed] the fun, friendship, and power of girls together."

Susan Lucci

Susan Lucci was born in Scarsdale and raised
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Susan Lucci was born in Scarsdale and raised in Garden City. The "All My Children" actress (born Dec. 23, 1946) once was trading "SWAPS" (Special Whatchamacallits Affectionately Pinned Somewhere) tokens with other Girl Scouts.

Abigail Breslin

Actress Abigail Breslin (born April 14, 1996, and
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Actress Abigail Breslin (born April 14, 1996, and raised in New York City) once was selling boxes of Samoas and Thin Mints, among other Girl Scout cookies.

Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick grew up in East Orange, New
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Dionne Warwick grew up in East Orange, New Jersey, before heading to college in Hartford, Connecticut where she pursued her passion for music, splitting her time between there and New York City. The recording artist (born Dec. 12, 1940) took the oath to be "friendly and helpful."

Katie Couric

Journalist Katie Couric (born Jan. 7, 1957, and
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Journalist Katie Couric (born Jan. 7, 1957, and raised in Arlington, Virginia) was one of the young girls who believed could "change the world" as a Girl Scout.

Martha Stewart

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart (born Aug. 3, 1941,
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Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart (born Aug. 3, 1941, and raised in Nutley, New Jersey) is a Girl Scout alumna.

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970, and hailing
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Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970, and hailing from Greenlawn) took the oath to "do a good turn daily" as a Girl Scout.

Carrie Fisher

Actress Carrie Fisher (born Oct. 21, 1956, and
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Actress Carrie Fisher (born Oct. 21, 1956, and raised in Beverly Hills) was one of the young girls that took part in the Girl Scouts Friendship Circle.

Star Jones

Star Jones was born in Badin, North Carolina,
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Star Jones was born in Badin, North Carolina, and raised in Trenton, New Jersey. The former "The View" host (born March 24, 1962) was a Girl Scout in her young life, much before becoming a TV personality, lawyer and writer.

Céline Dion

Céline Dion (born March 30, 1968, and raised
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Céline Dion (born March 30, 1968, and raised in Charlemagne, Quebec) once pledged the Girl Scout Promise.

Dakota Fanning

Actress Dakota Fanning (born Feb. 23, 1994, and
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Actress Dakota Fanning (born Feb. 23, 1994, and hailing from Conyers, Georgia) once pledged to live by the Girl Scout motto, "Be prepared."

Barbara Walters

Journalist Barbara Walters (born Sept. 25, 1929 in
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Journalist Barbara Walters (born Sept. 25, 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts) once pledged to be "friendly and helpful" as a Girl Scout.

Sheryl Crow

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow (born Feb. 11, 1962, and
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Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow (born Feb. 11, 1962, and raised in Kennett, Missouri) once was collecting badges for her Girl Scouts vest.

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore, known for her roles in
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Mary Tyler Moore, known for her roles in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show," was born in Brooklyn, but moved to Los Angeles by the time she was 8 years old. The actress (born Dec. 29, 1936) once was part of a Girl Scout troop.

Venus Williams

Venus Williams was brought up in Compton, California,
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Venus Williams was brought up in Compton, California, before moving to West Palm Beach, Florida, at 10 years old, to pursue a tennis career. The professional tennis player (born June 17, 1980) once took the oath to "be honest and fair."

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