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Mattel has announced that they will make a bald fashion doll, a “friend of Barbie,” to give to children with cancer and illnesses that cause hair loss, following a Facebook campaign co-founded by the mother of a girl who became bald following cancer treatment.  The doll will not be sold; Mattel will distribute the doll in children’s hospitals and other treatment centers.  She will come with wigs, hats, and scarves “to provide girls with a traditional fashion play experience.”  This is a wonderful idea; I know girls will be comforted to have a doll who shares their experience.

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