Girl Petitions For Disabled American Girl Doll

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Girl Petitions For Disabled American Girl Doll
Mon, 12-30-2013 - 9:27am

I love this story!  A 10 year old girl created a petition on Change.org to ask American Girl to have the 2015 "Girl of the Year" be disabled.  The following is from her petition: 

"For once, I don’t want to be invisible or a side character that the main American Girl has to help: I want other girls to know what it’s like to be me, through a disabled American Girl’s story. Disabled girls might be different from normal kids on the outside. They might sit in a wheelchair like I do, or have some other difficulty that other kids don’t have. However, we are the same as other girls on the inside, with the same thoughts and feelings. American Girls are supposed to represent all the girls that make up American history, past and present. That includes disabled girls."

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/29/american-girl-doll-disability_n_4515914.html?utm_hp_ref=mostpopular

I hope that she meets her goal.  Do you think that American Girl would consider her petition?