Girl, 13, Helps Transform Easy-Bake Oven

McKenna Pope convinced toy-maker Hasbro to start making one oven for both boys and girls.
1:47 | 12/18/12

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She started a campaign to convince hasbro, the toymaking giant, to rethink how it markets one of its most popular toys. All because she wanted to get the perfect christmas present for her little brother. Reporter: Mckenna pope didn't have to go to the north she went to youtube to make an appeal for her 4-year-old brother, gavin. And the one thing he wanted from santa. I want an easy-bake oven. Reporter: It's not that easy. The cher was hoping for a color that wasn't just for girls. But hasbro makes the easy-bake oven in a pink and purple floral print. That's why his big sister went By stirring things up with a petition on change.Org, asking hasbro to include a more gender-neutral color and include boys in the commercials. The petition got 40,000 signatures. SINCE THE '40s, THEY'VE COME IN All sorts of colors. And on monday, when hasbro welcomed McKenna and her brother to the headquarters, she got to see them all. Including the newest model, in black and silver. You could see his eyes light up. Asbro told abc news, the color change has been in development over the past 18 months. And will become available in the fall of 2013. What I had wanted to happen, it was all coming to fruition. It was just like so amazing. So, gavin will get his gender-neutral color after all. I'm cooking cookies. Reporter: For "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. For all of the bakers out

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