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Plus-size barbie sparks debate about body image

Updated: Friday, December 27 2013, 09:19 AM CST
(Information from Huffington Post)

An image of a plus-size Barbie is sparking debate over body image.

The image, posted on a plus-size modeling Facebook page, is an artist's version of the popular doll with a double-chin and curvaceous figure. The post asked fans to vote on whether the version should be marketed in stores.

The post now has over 5,000 comments and almost 40,000 likes.

The image was originally posted in an illustration contest on The Barbie image was created by artist bakalia and won a 2011 contest called "Feeding Time 9."

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