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25,000 Signatures To Change The Toy Industry

We did it! Jordan’s ongoing push to petition American Girl to include limb difference options with its Truly Me line of dolls just hit 25,000 signatures! 25,000! Thanks to you, this was possible. In the time it took to launch this petition and get to 25,000 signatures, Born Just Right has evolved into a nonprofit.…

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Renegade Visit to American Girl Store

A couple of months ago, Jordan and I had a super quick visit to Chicago to hold a design meet-up and spend a day building Jordan’s next round of prosthetics. Before we got down to the business, Jordan and I had a goal: To take her newly upgraded limb different American Girl doll to a store…

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Jordan Makes Front Page News

I had mentioned how we continue to work with journalists to tell the story about our American Girl petition. Today, we were able to purchase a copy (or five) of The Kansas City Star. Jordan is on the front page with a picture of her running during a Girls on the Run practice earlier this week.…

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American Girl Didn't Say No

Getting the world to think little differently about limb differences is often challenging. Reading the comments on the Change.org page renews my faith in the world. Reading comments on CBS News’ Facebook page is disappointing and more reason why I think our petition to American Girl is so important: Kids who grow up aware that…

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American Girl Reacts to our Petition

Last night, Jordan and I had an opportunity to speak to Contessa Brewer on CBS News’ live streaming news site, CBSN. We were excited to continue spreading the word about our petition to encourage American Girl Brand to consider adding a limb difference option. The petition is a week old today. As I write this post, it…

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A Quick Petition Update

I’m not sure how you guys are doing it, but in the last few hours, our petition signatures started growing like crazy. Thank you so much for sharing and keeping the word out for our efforts. Jordan and I really appreciate it… and so do so many other kids (and their families) in the world…

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Comments Inside our American Girl Petition

Almost 5,000 signatures? Seriously? Our campaign is growing rapidly. I’m so proud to see so many people supporting the idea of offering a limb difference doll option at American Girl. We have yet to catch American Girl or Mattel’s attention. As I wrote at the start of this campaign, it’s going to take more than the…

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