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All our stories

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All our stories

In 2010, Girlguiding celebrated its centenary by collecting memories and stories. Those that came in from Durham South were so strong that we set out to put together a beautifully-produced book with the help of the National Lottery.

There are many inspirational stories about ordinary women achieving extraordinary things, not least Alicia Wilson. Alicia volunteered for Guide International Service during the Second World War and found herself posted as a transport officer to a mobile hospital in Germany.