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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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American Girl Didn't Say No

Getting the world to think little differently about limb differences is often challenging. Reading the comments on the 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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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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American Girl: Check Out Our Dolls

We just hit 2,000 signatures in our petition to American Girl! We have to keep going for the company to hear our request to include a limb difference option with its Truly Me dolls. Jordan and I are really excited to share how Yahoo Health reported about our petition. How cool is that? To keep the…

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The Power of our Networks

Our personal networks are powerful. If we rally all of them together, we can make an impact. That’s what is very possible as we work to catch American Girl’s attention with our petition. We’re so close to 1,000 signatures! Since launching the campaign, I’ve had some wonderful people reach out to me with some…

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A Doll Like Me

For years, we’ve talked about dolls on this website. Dolls are something Jordan has always loved and she continues to enjoy. (Along with a serious love for Beanie Boo stuffed animals.) One doll that means a lot to Jordan is her custom-made limb difference doll, “Little Boo.” Her sweet doll was made by a woman who knows…

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