Gina DeMillo Wagner is a professional photographer and writer. When her son wanted an "American Boy Doll" for his birthday, she didn't skip a beat.
First she scoured the internet for an 18-inch doll that resembled her son.
Wagner wrote on her blog, "It didn't take long before I found a Madame Alexander doll on eBay for $25. If I looked past the hot pink lipstick and hair bow, I saw the spitting image of my son."