Mattel announces Ibtihaj Muhammad doll, the first Barbie to wear a hijab

Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is quite a doll - literally. She's thrilled to have inspired a Barbie in her likeness, and especially proud that the doll will be the first Barbie to wear a hijab. "This is a childhood dream come true," she posted. The doll is part of the "She-ro" line.

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Jennifer Brett
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Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for accessAtlanta.com.
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