American Girl doll shines a light on the Hudson Valley

The American Girl doll company unveiled its 2019 Girl of the Year, Blaire Wilson, in January. Photo courtesy of American Girl

HUDSON VALLEY — From young readers looking for a new adventure to local officials searching for ways to promote their communities, locals were delighted to learn that the newest Girl of the Year from American Girl, Blaire Wilson, was modeled to reflect the life of a young girl growing up in the Hudson Valley.

Since the company was first founded in 1986, American Girl has focused on building character and instilling confidence in young children.  

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