By A. Glenn Mandeville

Q: I can remember playing with Barbie’s best friend Midge as a child, only mine had blond hair. So I was delighted when, years ago, I bought this gift set containing a reproduction of Midge, her senior prom outfit, and especially a reproduction of the original box. In my opinion, this captures Barbie’s growing list of friends and family from the early 1960s. I also like the packaging because I can see the contents without opening it. Is there more to the story?

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