As 2005 nears its close,
I find myself amazed at how quickly the year has
passed. The holidays are right around the corner;
and like children, most of us who celebrate may be
wishing for new dolls for Christmas or Kwanzaa.
Certainly, many of us will give dolls to both budding
and seasoned collectors during the upcoming gift-giving
Speaking of budding
collectors, the "Profile of a Collector"
column in this issue of BDE is certain to be a
The artist's profile will
prove interesting as you discover an innovative way of
sharing African American history and culture by
transforming it into three-dimensional stories.
The "News," "Doll Care," and "Doll in the Spotlight" columns will be as informative as
they have in past issues.
take your time and enjoy all that is offered in the
current issue of The
we close out the year, 2005, and look forward with
resolutions and hope to 2006.
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