Brad's Beat: Barbie Collector

Published 03/11 2013 07:27PM

Updated 03/11 2013 08:19PM

JOPLIN, MO.--- Cheryl Smith has been collecting Barbie dolls for more than 20 years. She started in her late 30's because her mom didn't allow her to have them as a child, believing Barbie was too developed.

However, when Cheryl became an adult she had amassed quite the collection. She has 2 grown boys and in hindsight is glad she didn't have any girls.

"I think later I was glad I didn't want to share my Barbies," said Cheryle Smith, Barbie Collector.

If you would like to check out her Barbie collection, it's on display inside the Joplin Library near the front desk.

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