Lottie, an Eire-based doll firm, created the Child Activist doll modeled after 11-year-old Mari Copeny, famously often called Little Miss Flint.
Copeny was identified round Flint, Michigan for her activism. In 2016, she grew to become a viral star for the letter she wrote to then-President Barack Obama requesting he meet together with her group concerning the Flint water disaster in Washington, D.C. As an alternative, Obama responded to her letter and headed to her hometown to fulfill together with her and assist residents who has been with out clear water since April 2014.
Activist, Philanthropist and Future President @LittleMissFlint epitomizes GenZ, our future is in good arms! Celebrating the most recent within the vary of dolls “Inspired By Actual Youngsters” Child Activist! pic.twitter.com/us4Az846sG
— Lottie (@Lottie_dolls) September 27, 2018
Based on Earther.com, Ian Harkin, the founding father of Lottie Dolls, was first launched to Copeny after she made Teen Vogue’s 21 Beneath 21 record in 2017. The corporate labored alongside the younger woman to create the doll, which comes together with her signature tiara and a “Youngsters Lives Matter” placard.
Copeny’s likness is added to a gaggle of dolls impressed by different children who’re “altering lives for different children as a result of they’re proactively type of giving again to their communities.”
The Child Activist doll, which reminds children that their voices and lives matter, is now accessible for pre-order at $24.95.
— Mari Copeny (@LittleMissFlint) September 28, 2018