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New Helen Keller Doll Adds to Barbie “Inspiring Women” Series

This week the latest Barbie made her debut. Designed to resemble and recognize the life and legacy of Helen Keller, the doll is dressed in the style of the early 1900s, when Keller was a student, and holds a book with braille on its cover. She joins Mattel’s “Inspiring Women” Series, which “pays tribute to incredible heroines of their time, courageous women who took risks, changed rules and paved the way for generations of girls to dream bigger than ever before.” The toy manufacturer worked with the National Federation of the Blind in creating the doll as well as the packaging, which also features braille. Read more about it.