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The August/September 2017 issue of DOLLS features52 four-color pages. This issue features the nominees and ballot for the Public’s Choice voting in our annual Dolls awards of Excellence competition! Plus, we have features on dolls artists Ginger Rogers and LuLu Tatum; doll fashion designer Rudi Teruel, a very special portrait doll by Judy Porter, and more!


8 Remodeling Reality
Ginger Roberts transforms slices of life into magical characters.

14 Always Moving On
LuLu Tatum never wants to repeat herself
By Stephanie Finnegan

16 Home Alone
RubyRedGalleria’s Yu Ping seizes the moment to make mischief

18 Paying Forward
Designer Rudi Teruel boosts newcomers through XClusively for R&D
    By Adrian Cardozo

22 2017 Diamond Award Nominees
It’s time to vote for the
Public’s Choice winners!

32 Playing the Glad Game
Uneeda, Hayley Mills, and‘Pollyanna’
By A. Glenn Mandeville

40 Samson Occom
BJD artist Judy Porter creates tribute to Native American leader, minister
By Megan Fulopp

44 The Doll Peddlar
Arkansas doll dealer is also a practicing psychologist
By Sharon Verbeten