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Wonder Crew

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Dear Diary,
I've been busy around the garden now that it's summer; the vegetables - and weeds - are growing quickly. There's really been little time to look around the internet.  However, the other day I was wasting some time on the internet when I discovered the site for a new doll company, Wonder Crew.
Wonder Crew is a new line of dolls made for boys.  Like other dolls for boys, they rest squarely in the action figure genre.  I suppose this is necessary to convince parents that boy dolls are "safe" for their sons.  But, given social conditioning of both sexes, I suppose this approach is necessary to overcome taboos.
Their webpage at https://www.wondercrew.com tells the story so I won't repeat it here except for detailing their mission and reproducing some photos:
OUR MISSION IS TO EMPOWER ALL CHILDREN TO SEE THEMSELVES AS CONNECTED, CREATIVE, STRONG PEOPLE WITH THE ABILITY TO GO ANYWHERE. BE ANYTHING.





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