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clover11-10: breezeinmonochromenight: star-linedsoul: razzleberryjam: ironwoman359: chaos-in-the-making: smugkoalas: allthefandomss: that-catholic-shinobi: gahdamnpunk: American Girl stories were the best tbh Dude, read the books, she and her mom freed themselves in Book 1. We don’t disrespect American Girl in this house Don’t you dare disrespect Addy, or any of my girls for that matter. American Girl used to be legit. Good stories, good dolls, good movies. Felicity’s story was set in the beginnings of the American Revolution, and addressed the conflict that she faced when her loved ones were split between patriots and loyalists. It also covered the effects of animal abuse, and forgiving those who are unforgivable. Samantha’s stories centered around the growth of industrial America, women’s suffrage, child abuse, and corruption in places of power. Also, it emphasises how dramatically adoption into a caring family can turn a life around. Kit’s story is one of my favorites. Her family is hit hard by the Great Depression, and they begin taking in boarders and raise chickens to help make ends meet. Her books include themes of poverty, police brutality, homelessness, prejudice, and the importance of unity in difficult times. Molly’s father, a doctor, is drafted during the Second World War. Throughout her story, friends of hers suffer the loss of their husbands, sons, and brothers overseas. Her mother leaves the traditional housewife position and works full-time to help with the war effort. They also take in an English refugee child, who learns to open up after a life of traumatic experience. American Girl stories have always featured the very harsh realities of America through the years. But they’re always presented honestly, yet in ways that kids can understand. They just go to show that you don’t have to live in a perfect time to be a real American girl. Dont you fucking dare disrespect the American Girls in my house. ESPECIALLY Addy!! That was my first REAL contact with the horrors of slavery, as I read about her father being whipped and sold and her mother escaping with her to freedom, but also how freedom was still a struggle. A slave doll. Please. Read the books. Don’t forget Kirsten, the Swedish immigrant who had to deal with balancing her own culture and learning the english language and customs of her classmates, or Kaya (full name Kaya'aton'my, or She Who Arranges Rocks) , the brave but careless girl from the Nez Perce tribe, or Josefina, the Mexican girl learning to be a healer. And then there are the later dolls, that kids younger than me would have grown up with (I was just outgrowing American Girl as these came out), like Rebecca, the Jewish girl who dreams of becoming an actress in the budding film industry, or  Julie, who fights against her school’s gender policy surrounding sports in the 70s, or  Nanea, the Hawaiian girl whose father worked at Pearl Harbor. These books, these characters, are fantastic pictures into life for girls in America throughout the years, they pull no punches with the horrors that these girls had to face in their different time periods, and in many cases I learned more history from these series than social studies at school. And that’s without even mentioning the “girl of the year” series where characters are created in the modern world to help girls deal with issues like friend problems, moving, or bullying. We do NOT disrespect American Girl in this house. American Girl is probably going to be the only exposure young girls are going to get to history from a female perspective. This is actually kind of important considering that in history classes we dont really get that exposure. We dont hear about what women felt and endured during these time periods cause schools are too busy teaching us about what happened from the male perspective, which is not unimportant, but we need both. Girls need both. These books were such a crucial part of my childhood and shaped my love of history, which still ensures today. These books can be a young girl’s first lessons in diversity and cultural awareness (hopefully burying that insensitive “we’re all Americans” tripe) and looking at history from more perspectives than just that taught in school. They also are an example of how women have ALWAYS been part of history, which some people would rather us not believe. I think Kit and Kaya were the newest American Girls when I started “aging out” of the books, but hearing about some of these kinda makes me want to revisit them! I wasn’t gonna say anything, but you know what? Nah. OP (of the tweet thread) was either a actively trying to start shit or is just a huge fucking moron. Probably both. I’d like to point out that the company that makes American Girl dolls actually doesn’t skimp when doing their research and they don’t make the dolls with the intent to be offensive in any way: I loved American Girl growing up they’re great role models and history lessons so yeah let’s not cancel this for ignorant reasons : clover11-10: breezeinmonochromenight: star-linedsoul: razzleberryjam: ironwoman359: chaos-in-the-making: smugkoalas: allthefandomss: that-catholic-shinobi: gahdamnpunk: American Girl stories were the best tbh Dude, read the books, she and her mom freed themselves in Book 1. We don’t disrespect American Girl in this house Don’t you dare disrespect Addy, or any of my girls for that matter. American Girl used to be legit. Good stories, good dolls, good movies. Felicity’s story was set in the beginnings of the American Revolution, and addressed the conflict that she faced when her loved ones were split between patriots and loyalists. It also covered the effects of animal abuse, and forgiving those who are unforgivable. Samantha’s stories centered around the growth of industrial America, women’s suffrage, child abuse, and corruption in places of power. Also, it emphasises how dramatically adoption into a caring family can turn a life around. Kit’s story is one of my favorites. Her family is hit hard by the Great Depression, and they begin taking in boarders and raise chickens to help make ends meet. Her books include themes of poverty, police brutality, homelessness, prejudice, and the importance of unity in difficult times. Molly’s father, a doctor, is drafted during the Second World War. Throughout her story, friends of hers suffer the loss of their husbands, sons, and brothers overseas. Her mother leaves the traditional housewife position and works full-time to help with the war effort. They also take in an English refugee child, who learns to open up after a life of traumatic experience. American Girl stories have always featured the very harsh realities of America through the years. But they’re always presented honestly, yet in ways that kids can understand. They just go to show that you don’t have to live in a perfect time to be a real American girl. Dont you fucking dare disrespect the American Girls in my house. ESPECIALLY Addy!! That was my first REAL contact with the horrors of slavery, as I read about her father being whipped and sold and her mother escaping with her to freedom, but also how freedom was still a struggle. A slave doll. Please. Read the books. Don’t forget Kirsten, the Swedish immigrant who had to deal with balancing her own culture and learning the english language and customs of her classmates, or Kaya (full name Kaya'aton'my, or She Who Arranges Rocks) , the brave but careless girl from the Nez Perce tribe, or Josefina, the Mexican girl learning to be a healer. And then there are the later dolls, that kids younger than me would have grown up with (I was just outgrowing American Girl as these came out), like Rebecca, the Jewish girl who dreams of becoming an actress in the budding film industry, or  Julie, who fights against her school’s gender policy surrounding sports in the 70s, or  Nanea, the Hawaiian girl whose father worked at Pearl Harbor. These books, these characters, are fantastic pictures into life for girls in America throughout the years, they pull no punches with the horrors that these girls had to face in their different time periods, and in many cases I learned more history from these series than social studies at school. And that’s without even mentioning the “girl of the year” series where characters are created in the modern world to help girls deal with issues like friend problems, moving, or bullying. We do NOT disrespect American Girl in this house. American Girl is probably going to be the only exposure young girls are going to get to history from a female perspective. This is actually kind of important considering that in history classes we dont really get that exposure. We dont hear about what women felt and endured during these time periods cause schools are too busy teaching us about what happened from the male perspective, which is not unimportant, but we need both. Girls need both. These books were such a crucial part of my childhood and shaped my love of history, which still ensures today. These books can be a young girl’s first lessons in diversity and cultural awareness (hopefully burying that insensitive “we’re all Americans” tripe) and looking at history from more perspectives than just that taught in school. They also are an example of how women have ALWAYS been part of history, which some people would rather us not believe. I think Kit and Kaya were the newest American Girls when I started “aging out” of the books, but hearing about some of these kinda makes me want to revisit them! I wasn’t gonna say anything, but you know what? Nah. OP (of the tweet thread) was either a actively trying to start shit or is just a huge fucking moron. Probably both. I’d like to point out that the company that makes American Girl dolls actually doesn’t skimp when doing their research and they don’t make the dolls with the intent to be offensive in any way: I loved American Girl growing up they’re great role models and history lessons so yeah let’s not cancel this for ignorant reasons
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the-one-and-only-jsk: “Weird Al” has played:-Himself but yellow (Simpsons)-Himself but himself (Johnny Bravo)-Himself but a Grand Dad (Weird Al Show)-Himself but the best super hero (Weird Al Show)-Himself but designed ugly (Sabrina)-A freaking squid (Billy and Mandy)-A cross between his 80s self and current self (Lilo and Stitch)-Himself but CGI (Back at the Barnyard)-Robot peeps (Transformers)-Himself but with the second best super hero (Batman)-A banana spaceman (Adventure Time)-A brain villain [he was also a certain super hero and a manager] (Mad)-A pony [which may or may not have made me a brony] (My Little Pony)-Smart dude (Gravity Falls)-An actually funny scene in this awful show (Teen Titans Go)-Banana doctor clown guy (Wander Over Yonder)-Anyone (The 7D)-Squidward (Voltron)-Some guy (Star V.S. the Forces of Evil - not pictured)-Someone who might have killed someone (Milo Murphy’s Law; main character - not pictured) -A robot who is quite weird (Uncle Grandpa - not pictured) -A dog (BoJack Horseman - not pictured) This is why you should love “Weird Al”.: or dventures of Billy & andySabrina: The Animated Series (199) Sabrina: The Animated Series (1999) (2003) Sorting Squid Weird Al The Weird Al Show (1997) Johnny Bravo (1997) Fatman Al Yankstone Weird Al Yankovic The Simpsons (1989) Weird Al Mad (201o) Adventure Time (2010) no Krang Banana Man Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008) Transformers Animated (2007) Weird Al Wreck-Gar Technician Back at the Barnyard (2007,) Lilo & Stitch (2003) Weird Al Singing Minstrel Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016) The 7D (2014) Blumfump Shapeshifter Wander Over Yonder (2013) Teen Titans Go! (2013) Dr. Screwball Jones Darkseid Gravity Falls (2012) My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Probabilitor Cheese Sandwich the-one-and-only-jsk: “Weird Al” has played:-Himself but yellow (Simpsons)-Himself but himself (Johnny Bravo)-Himself but a Grand Dad (Weird Al Show)-Himself but the best super hero (Weird Al Show)-Himself but designed ugly (Sabrina)-A freaking squid (Billy and Mandy)-A cross between his 80s self and current self (Lilo and Stitch)-Himself but CGI (Back at the Barnyard)-Robot peeps (Transformers)-Himself but with the second best super hero (Batman)-A banana spaceman (Adventure Time)-A brain villain [he was also a certain super hero and a manager] (Mad)-A pony [which may or may not have made me a brony] (My Little Pony)-Smart dude (Gravity Falls)-An actually funny scene in this awful show (Teen Titans Go)-Banana doctor clown guy (Wander Over Yonder)-Anyone (The 7D)-Squidward (Voltron)-Some guy (Star V.S. the Forces of Evil - not pictured)-Someone who might have killed someone (Milo Murphy’s Law; main character - not pictured) -A robot who is quite weird (Uncle Grandpa - not pictured) -A dog (BoJack Horseman - not pictured) This is why you should love “Weird Al”.

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We are sold this idea that America is the land of the free and home of the brave, but yet the FACT is this country committed two of the largest documented genocides in history and is the core reason Zionists run the world. The so called brave people sit down when the elites talk and never stand up against the immoral orders. This country has invaded over 100 countries in the past 14 years and has created more chaos than any so called terrorist organization. I’m sorry to break your reality on this country but I’m just getting started. Our banking system is the core reason for the endless wars, corrupt politicians, poison in our air, food and water. They sell us this idea of freedom to counter all the negative shit taking place. You think your free because your told your free but you are far from it. In fact you should never have to be told your free. You don’t have a right to vote as the bloodlines choose who will be in power, you don’t have a right to know what’s in your food and water, the education system is a form of indoctrination, your sovereignty has been stripped from (although you can reclaim this at any moment once you awaken to the truth). I understand how this can be taken as a negative thing but this is the realest and most positive message I can share with you. There is nothing more empowering than knowing the truth and waking up to the illusions we all were fed. standup911: Do You Agree With Him We are sold this idea that America is the land of the free and home of the brave, but yet the FACT is this country committed two of the largest documented genocides in history and is the core reason Zionists run the world. The so called brave people sit down when the elites talk and never stand up against the immoral orders. This country has invaded over 100 countries in the past 14 years and has created more chaos than any so called terrorist organization. I’m sorry to break your reality on this country but I’m just getting started. Our banking system is the core reason for the endless wars, corrupt politicians, poison in our air, food and water. They sell us this idea of freedom to counter all the negative shit taking place. You think your free because your told your free but you are far from it. In fact you should never have to be told your free. You don’t have a right to vote as the bloodlines choose who will be in power, you don’t have a right to know what’s in your food and water, the education system is a form of indoctrination, your sovereignty has been stripped from (although you can reclaim this at any moment once you awaken to the truth). I understand how this can be taken as a negative thing but this is the realest and most positive message I can share with you. There is nothing more empowering than knowing the truth and waking up to the illusions we all were fed. standup911
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