As many little girls would be, Emma from Texas was very excited when an American Girl doll arrived for her in the post,
But this wasn’t any old doll - this was one was just like her.
Emma has a prosthetic leg and her mom, Courtney Fletcher Bennett, wanted her to have a toy that she could relate too. With the help of A Step Ahead Prosthetics, she sent the doll off to the American Doll company to have a mini prosthetic leg - in Emma’s favourite colour, pink - fitted, as a surprise for Emma.
And her reaction says it all.
"You’ve got to be kidding me," Emma said as she opened the box. "It has a leg like me!"
A letter from the company reads:
"After a few weeks of training, she is ready to go home and lead a life without limitations with you."
Stop it, you’re killing us.
The video has been watched a whopping 8 million times so it seems Emma’s overwhelming joy is going to spread.
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