The new fairy-tale princess

‘Gangly Sister’ presents educated heroines for young girls

Gangly Sisters
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Little girls all over the world play dress-up; they put on their mother’s pearl necklaces, paint lipstick across their faces, and prance around in high heels. Similarly, fathers across the globe call their daughters “little princesses,” with machines in grocery stores carry princess accessories for a mere 25 cents.

The world is obsessed with princesses.

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