Meet Gabriela McBride, the newest American Girl doll

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The American Girl™ doll store at Oak Park Mall, 11327 W. 95th Street, introduced children and adult fans to the 2017 Girl of the Year.

Her name is Gabriela McBride.  One of her main profile characteristics is that she has a passion for the arts, specifically spoken word poetry.  She uses poetry to overcome personal obstacles and create positive change for her community.