Mattel Releases First Barbie With Down-Syndrome

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A display of Barbie dolls is shown at the Mattel exhibit, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 at the New York Toy Fair. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Chattanooga, Tennessee—(Wise Brother)

Mattel just unveiled the first Barbie doll with Down syndrome.  It’s part of their effort to make Barbies more inclusive.  They’ve also got them with hearing aids, wheelchairs, and prosthetic legs now.

(Here’s a photo of the new one.)