Transcript for WNN: Barbie and Bald is Beautiful
Well over the years Barbie has spent many things that -- -- -- figure skater even. A TV news woman team -- the next -- BC on shelves could be one you never imagined actually involved Marty. ABC's -- Zach has more what's become a major FaceBook campaign good morning lot of. Good morning Robin Paula. For more than fifty years Barbie has been an iconic image of beauty and now some bombs are enlisting her help. He's showing everybody that -- can be beautiful. Like many three year old little Tatum love this plastic doll. Thirty think about a party that -- -- care. She brings her -- to the hospital where she started receiving treatment for leukemia. Tate and mother Debbie has tried to explain that she will soon lose her hair and fall. A tough concept for one so young so when Debbie saw the FaceBook site beautiful and bald Barbie. She immediately decided to share the link with her friends. Thousands of others have joined in hopes that Mattel will soon manufacture the doll. It's that savvy idea of two friends. Facing off against cancer. In their own families Jane Bingham was battling non hodgkin's lymphoma at the same time that Becky seconds then eleven year old daughter Kennelly. Was losing her hair from a cute little plastic leukemia known as. -- -- Actually I'm. And a -- -- and yet there are well known be agreeing at a great school or other -- illegal law. We have a party that look like them. In just three weeks there FaceBook campaign has exploded. Tripling the number of supporters in the last 24 hours. I went to bed last night and -- about that -- -- -- let me. And yet hoping it would and and -- maybe couple hundred a day. It didn't take a week to get to 101000. In fact they surpass the 20000 mark in one day and the number is still climbing. For little -- Stanley it's not hard to understand why. A simple idea to help us all recognize the great beauty that can be found in -- heads. We reached out to Mattel the makers of Barbie do so far have not responded to our request for an interview. The women for their part have only received form letters saying that Mattel does not solicit ideas from outside source -- There is some good news however Hasbro the makers of GI Joseph are responding positively to their ideas for a campaign. -- -- And the public responding well thank you a lot of -- the public responding well. 228000. FaceBook fans as of. This morning this -- be great for girls and even if some men out there that suffer from -- Good for them they can do it actually well done Barbie is because most.
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