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Barbie, half a century of dreams and controversy

Text by Tatiana EL KHOURY

Latest update : 2009-03-07

Mattel's Barbie turns 50 on March 9. FRANCE 24 looks back at a life that has been marked by the issues of her time.

Date created : 2009-03-06

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