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It’s Trendy to Have Cancer: Barbie to Roll Out ‘Cancer Doll’ with Bald Head, Chemo Side Effects

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 06:22

 

‘A Facebook petition signed by more than 157,000 people has prompted the Mattel company to create a new Barbie doll in the likeness of a cancer victim. According to News.com.au, the bald-headed doll, which will be dubbed “a friend of Barbie,” is set to be released in 2013, and will come with an assortment of head dressings and clothing commonly worn by real-life female cancer victims.

Cancer rates are apparently skyrocketing so much in the U.S. today — even among children — that certain individuals feel Mattel should release a cancer-stricken Barbie doll for children in order to keep up with this disastrous trend. These individuals, in other words, appear to fully endorse the bizarre materialization of one of America’s most deadly conditions into a children’s toy.’

Read more: It’s Trendy to Have Cancer: Barbie to Roll Out ‘Cancer Doll’ with Bald Head, Chemo Side Effects

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