So sweet! A 10-year-old girl with a prosthetic leg cried tears of joy after receiving a special customized American Girl doll. Seriously, her reaction to her gift will melt your heart! Watch it here.
Ten-year-old, Emma Bennett didn’t know what to expect when she opened her new gift. Her mom and dad surprised the young girl, who has a prosthetic leg, with an American Girl doll that was customized to look just like her! And her reaction is priceless!
Melissa Shang, 10, hopes to tell her story of overcoming struggles with muscular dystrophy through an American Girl character. She is petitioning the iconic brand to feature a doll with disabilities as the Girl Of The Year 2015, to educate other young girls and celebrate other girls like her.
Melissa Shang, 10, suffers from a rare form of muscular dystrophy called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, and wants to tell her story through the inspiring and educational American Girl dolls. The well-spoken young girl from Paoli, PA is petitioning Mattel, the brand’s owner, to make their Girl Of The Year 2015 a doll in a wheelchair to educate young girls about the struggles that come with living with physical disabilities.