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DC Gives 11-Year-Old Girl Who Asked for More Female-Lead Content Her Own Superhero

Those glasses! My heart!

Back in January we told you about Rowan Hansen, an 11-year-old comic lover who hand-wrote a letter to DC sharing her frustration over gendered toys and lack of representation for female fans.

Nearly a month later, Rowan and her message that “girls read comics, too” are still gaining traction, with the fifth-grader appearing on an NBC Today segment this morning to talk about her favorite heroes, the impracticality of most female battle armor, and accept a token of DC’s “commitment to fulfill their promise” to create more “superhero fun for girls.”

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After the segment aired, Today viewers even responded by sharing photos of their daughters dressed as superheroes:

Ugh, too much cuteness! To see more viewer pics (so many adorable Spider-Girls), check out The Today Show on Facebook.

(via Comic Book Resources)

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