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2 years ago

Quoted from e-newsletter:

Cancer survivor mom Jane

convinces Mattel to manufacture

bald Barbies

"I lost my hair when I went through chemo, and I know so many little girls go through the same thing -- it can be sad and scary. I started a petition asking Mattel to manufacture a bald Barbie so that little cancer warriors will see that they are beautiful princesses, too. Almost 35,000 people signed my petition, and now Mattel says it will make bald dolls and donate them to children's cancer wards around America." -Jane Bingham

List of petitions: bald barbie

PETITION on change.orgMattel Corporate Office (Mattel Inc.): Sell bald Barbies & donate the money to help find cure for cancer!

"Four-year-old Genesis Reyes lost all her hair after battling cancer. Her plight inspired a Facebook campaign called "Beautiful and Bald Barbie! Let's see if we can get it made." Well it looks like her prayers have been answered. After receiving more than 150,000 "likes" in less than four months, Mattel announced that it will create the bald dolls...

2 years ago

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Battling Cancer With Bald Barbie / "Mattel to Manufacture Bald Barbie Doll"

Society & Culture  (tags: Barbie, Mattel, child, cancer, childhood cancer, bald, children, girls, Children's Hope and Voice, child advocacy, breast cancer, pink ribbon, Children's Hospital, Cancer Treatment, Cancer Research, charity )

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Image from the "Beautiful and Bald Barbie! Let's see if we can get it made" Facebook page (Credit: Facebook) .Mattel company spokesman Alan Hilowitz told HealthPop that the company will produce a friend of Barbie that will have wigs, hats, scarves...
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