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By Faith King


Pretty in pink: A historic look at the iconic doll


August 3, 2023

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Malibu Barbie

"Mom, Zach ruined one of my Barbies again! Mom, Emma ripped my Barbie's hair out."

These sayings were common occurrences of mine, as a middle child, meaning my Barbie's went through the trenches. Missing hair, colored faces, torn clothes; all of these items were normal to see on my beloved dolls.

For all who have had to face destroyed toys, we can happily celebrate Barbie-In-A-Blender Day.

This holiday, celebrated July 27, was started by to show support for photographer and artist Tom Forsythe. Creators hoped to raise awareness about the freedom of expression - primarily a...

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