Crying for joy

Kids growing up with prosthetic limbs face numerous challenges on a daily basis. One struggle that isn’t so obvious is not being able to find dolls in toy stores that look like they do. So when 10-year-old Emma from Cypress, Texas received her American Girl doll, she was surprised to find it had a prosthetic leg that matches her own.

In the video above, which was shared by Mashable, you can see Emma’s heartwarming reaction when she first discovers her doll’s customized feature. The modification was made by a real-life prosthetics company called A Step Ahead that also makes these miniature prosthetic limbs for American Girl dolls, and offers the service free of charge…


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