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Girl Scout sells out entire cookie inventory after drag queens and other gay bar patrons rush her stand: ‘Everyone was so friendly and kind’

Story by David Artavia

Siena Levin is on a mission to claim another Girl Scout badge, and recently, she got a little help from the drag queens and gay bar patrons of West Hollywood, a prominently LGBTQ neighborhood in Los Angeles.

The precocious 7-year-old, who is a Daisy (the beginner level of the Girl Scouts, for those 5 to 7 years old), has been a proud member of her Glendale, Calif.-based troop for two years. Ahead of this year's Girl Scout cookie season, from January to April, Siena tells Yahoo Life that she was looking for a location with "high traffic, low competition" to sell as many cookies as she ccould to raise money for her troop.

She certainly found it. Over the course of two Sundays in early February, Siena — along with her mom Jen, her 4-year-old sister Riley and her aunt Julie — sold out of all their inventory, twice. That's thanks to the support of the local queer community, who Siena says are also "really good tippers."

"It was so fun," she says. "We were just walking and, like, they'd stop, When they see one person buying, they'd all crowd in. One of the guys who bought cookies, he was really funny because he said, 'You're gonna make me fat!'"


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