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Barbie gets a makeover, but not the type you may be thinking of. Critical thinkers explore social norms, storytelling, sexual and racial identity through art. They view the short animated film, Big Gurl, discuss how Barbie was altered and the social implications of her transformation. They then follow three specific steps to alter an iconographic toy, in order to tell a unique story.