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You’re never too old to put this on your Christmas list.

The fans spoke, and Mattel Toys listened. Following a successful social media campaign, the company announced the release of an Ava DuVernay doll, and it’s basically the Barbie we all need.

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The first African-American woman to direct a movie nominated for Best Picture took to Twitter to announce the exciting news to her 141,000 followers, who helped make #AvaBarbie come to life.

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Initially, only a single version of the doll was going to be auctioned off for charity in April, but Ava’s followers pushed for mass production. Understandably, fans are pretty excited.

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Ava has pledged to donate the doll’s proceeds to the nonprofit organizations, Color Of Change and WITNESS.

#AvaBarbie goes on sale Monday, and although Mattel has yet to release info on where and when to purchase the doll, people can hardly wait.

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We’re so here for it.

SOURCE: Huffington Post, The Wrap | PHOTO CREDIT: Twitter

SEE ALSO:

NewsOne Now Exclusive: Ava DuVernay On The Rebirth Of The African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement

#BlackGirlMagic: Zendaya Coleman Is Getting Her Very Own Barbie Doll

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