[facebook url="https://www.facebook.com/courtney.bennett.524/videos/10208670176324507/" /]An American Girl doll is responsible for bringing a little girl to tears – “tears of joy,” that is.
“You got to be kidding me,” screams Emma as she opens the box. “It’s got a leg like me!”
Through fits of tears, Emma shows off her new toy. Her mother then encourages her to read the letter that details the doll’s journey.
“After she arrived, she was given a room to stay while her new leg was being made,” reads the letter. “She was fitted with a leg in her favorite color pink and started walking on it right away. After a few weeks of training to walk and run in her new prosthetic, she is ready to go home and live her life without limitations with you.”
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Since being posted on Wednesday, the video has over nine million views on Facebook.
Bennett enlisted the help of A Step Ahead Prosthetics to customize her daughter’s doll to match Emma. According to the prosthetic facility’s website, they do not charge for the service.
“We feel that it is absolutely crucial to boost the self-confidence, self-esteem, and feelings of inclusion for little girls with limb loss,” reads the site, “and that something as small as a doll that resembles them can have a profound effect on their mental and physical well-being.”