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Meet Lea Clark from American Girl

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Meet Lea Clark the American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year. Since we're crazy for American Girl dolls at this house, I was lucky enough to be one of the first to see Lea in person. The Girl of the Year is gorgeous and ready for adventure. This year it's all about Brazil (maybe to tie in with the Olympics?). Here's the story: Lea loves animals and photography, travel brings Lea to Brazil where she gets to interact with the wildlife.

The toys that surround Lea reflect her Brazilian travels (lots of adorable animals). The main piece in her collection is the Rainforest House and of course there's a book to go along with the doll.

Find out more with our video:

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Do you have a girl who is crazy about animals? You're in luck. American Girl is encouraging girls to use their artistic abilities to host an art sale and donate the proceeds to World Wildlife Fund (WWF). A. To launch the campaign, American Girl has made a $50,000 donation to WWF. Parents can visit to learn more and register for Wild at Art, plus get animal-themed craft ideas. Don't forget to enter the sweepstakes for the chance to win one of 17 Lea prize packages.

Bonus: From January 1 through December 31, 2016, for every purchase of one of the three plush animals in Lea’s collection—the margay, sea turtle, or sloth—American Girl will donate $1 (up to a maximum of $100,000) to WWF.

To learn more about Lea and the Girl of the Year™ line, go to, Facebook at, Twitter at @american_girl and American Girl’s Instagram page @americangirlbrand.

This is not a sponsored post. We were given a doll for the video.

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