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Rhiannon Tomtishen, Girl Scout and Teen Activist for Sustainable Palm Oil

Orangutan, by Kabir Bakie - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=259842

Since she was in 6th grade, Rhiannon Tomtishen has been passionate about orangutans. As a Girl Scout, that passion led her to fight for deforestation-free palm oil together with her friend Madison Vorva. The story of these two girls inspires young and old alike and shows how simple actions can make a big difference. Now 19 years old, this eloquent young women shares her experience and advises us all to follow our passion.   (First aired on October 17, 2014)

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