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Omaha Steve

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Tue Oct 27, 2015, 09:51 AM Oct 2015

A mom's post about a Halloween costume is going viral on Facebook. Thank you, Target! [View all]




http://www.upworthy.com/a-moms-post-about-a-halloween-costume-is-going-viral-on-facebook-thank-you-target?c=upw1&u=6bacec6889bf05ba106ae00be40328adccb1c8a6

By Laura Willard

Jen Kroll got pretty excited when she saw a recent Target ad.
No, it wasn't because of the "buy one, get one half off" sweater deal. It wasn't even because flannel sheets were 15% off.

Nope, not at all. (Though, flannel sheets do sound nice...)

Here's what made her week: a photo of an Elsa Halloween costume.
The ad meant so much to her that she posted it on Facebook and had this to say:



Do you see what Jen saw? The model sporting the dress worn by Elsa of "Frozen" fame has arm crutches!

Yes, that's a big deal. Especially for Jen because here's a photo of her incredibly cute daughter, who just so happens to love Elsa:


I mean, seriously. Can you even with the adorableness?! Photos by Jen Kroll, used with permission.

FULL wonderful story at link.
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thanks OS. Past time to included ALL kids. riversedge Oct 2015 #1
Recommend! KoKo Oct 2015 #2
This made my day! BuelahWitch Oct 2015 #3
Fantastic! onecaliberal Oct 2015 #4
I think this is extremely sweet CatWoman Oct 2015 #5
thanks, OS nt antigop Oct 2015 #6
K&R demmiblue Oct 2015 #7
Wonderful, love it! Digit Oct 2015 #8
well dangit hibbing Oct 2015 #9
Good move! Teagan Oct 2015 #10
welcome to du niyad Oct 2015 #17
WOW Iwillnevergiveup Oct 2015 #11
You made me tear up! robbob Oct 2015 #12
Me too! n/t progressoid Oct 2015 #24
What a great story! PatSeg Oct 2015 #13
Magicwheelchair is a nonprofit that makes incredible costumes around wheelchairs>>> KittyWampus Oct 2015 #14
The Night Fury dragon Toothless is awesome Omaha Steve Oct 2015 #16
oh goodness!! thank you so much for sharing these wonderful people. niyad Oct 2015 #18
Made me smile! Duval Oct 2015 #15
a smiling k and r! niyad Oct 2015 #19
Props to Target for using this ad! MiniMe Oct 2015 #20
The ad is great! Stargazer09 Oct 2015 #21
oh this is so awesome! Amimnoch Oct 2015 #22
A great step forward toward normalization. And just in time jwirr Oct 2015 #23
Upworthy sure does know how to get the clicks oberliner Oct 2015 #25
This is what diversity awareness is all about -- making visible LuckyLib Oct 2015 #26
It's just the way it should be... SoapBox Oct 2015 #27
That is leadership. n/t jtuck004 Oct 2015 #28
kick Angry Dragon Oct 2015 #29
Wonderful! DesertRat Oct 2015 #30
I have a handicapped/retarded daughter. One mother, years ago demigoddess Oct 2015 #31
Oh, man! Adorable alert! ladyVet Oct 2015 #32
I also recall when the disabled were hidden away. At a party LiberalElite Oct 2015 #37
That's wonderful! IronLionZion Oct 2015 #33
Its great to see posts like these and know some progress is being made d_legendary1 Oct 2015 #34
LOVE IT!!! Thank you! bettyellen Oct 2015 #35
Wonderful... WillyT Oct 2015 #36
.. Liberal_in_LA Oct 2015 #38
Target is WalMart with better PR. Alkene Oct 2015 #39
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