Lilly Bumpus is an 8-year-old from San Bernardino, California. She believes that “cookies make people happy,” and she’s proven that with a record-breaking number of boxes sold this season.
“I thought, ‘Wow I never knew I could do that,’” she told KABC-TV. “And it just meant so much to me to see all that huge number. It’s like the biggest number I’ve ever seen.”
Lilly has been involved with Girl Scouts for four years. This year posed some unusual difficulties as Girl Scouts couldn’t set up their usual stands in front of grocery stores — but that didn’t stop the ambitious young woman.
Born with Ewing sarcoma cancer, Lilly is