Reborn Baby Dolls and the Women Who Love Them

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Sounds like a Jerry Springer episode, doesn't it? But it's actually from Good Morning America. These "reborn" dolls are remade to look remarkably real - so lifelike, in fact, that some women carry them around in public and accept compliments on their "babies." They also change their diapers multiple times a day and even throw them birthday parties, complete with real guests. GMA did a piece on these women and why they do what they do... it's very strange and sad, I think.

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Photo from Flutterbies and Scutterbotch Nursery

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I am an Angel Mom My son died from SIDS in 2008, from the first time I saw a reborn after my son died I have wanted one that looked like him no I dont want it because I think it will replace my son or bring my son back but it would be nice to hold the reborn and pretend for a minute that I am holding my son or maybe take a few pictures of me holding the reborn because I was always taking the pictures I wasn't in them.

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To answer the first post of this thread, there áre black reborn dolls! Or we call them 'ethnic reborns'. You can find them for example here:

http://www.fabtintoys.com/Reborn%20ethnic/
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I just love these art dolls, they are now also making ethnic reborns, so that's good I think ;-). They are terribly expensive though... :( But then again, it IS art!
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hi my name is kate i have two kids boy 1 year girl 5 year im producer i see real look alike babes nearly everyday i wait till the set is cleared off and i hold them when no one is looking i tink there so adorable i want one so muchxxxxx
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