“It’s a major step in the toy industry and in my life. It made me feel proud of who I was.”
James Stewart is among those celebrating the new Barbie dolls that are being released today.
Mattel, the company that makes them, has released a range of more diverse dolls.
For the first time, Barbie is seen with a hearing aid, a prosthetic limb and a wheelchair, while a Ken doll has the skin condition vitiligo.
James, who has the skin condition, says it “felt quite surreal” to hold. More