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Here, Let Disney Pull on Your Heart Strings With This Ad Defining “Princess”

It's A World of Laughter A World of Tears

Disney has been manipulating the emotions of girls and women for so long now that the word “princess” has become nearly synonymous with their product. And I agree with Peggy Orenstein’s points about it. And no, I’ve just got something in my eye.

(via Peggy Orenstein.)

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