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Wanted: Doll house for 5,000 or more

Owners say collection can help boost children's self-image

By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / April 8, 2007

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Growing up, sisters Debra Britt and Felicia Walker loved dolls, especially fashion-plate Barbies and their glamorous accessories. But their grandmother also wanted them to have black dolls, so she dyed several dolls a darker shade. By cuddling and caring for a cherished plaything that looked like them, the children learned to see themselves in a better light. (Full article: 1187 words)

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