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New Barbies Are Unnaturally Thin

At first blush, Mattel has done an admirable job of highlighting inspirational women of many different ethnicities from around the world who have an impressive array of achievements. The dolls’ faces, eye colors, and hairstyles appear carefully designed to capture the likenesses of the real woman each is meant to represent. But for all this attention to detail, it seems strange that Mattel made all the dolls rail thin.

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