American Girl introduces Cecile & Marie-Grace Historical Characters

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American Girl has introduced two different historical characters- Cecile Rey, an African American, and Marie-Grace Gardner a Caucasian, who "reach across the boundaries of race and calss to help their beloved city of New Orleans in 1853." I think its really cool that they are introducing two characters at once- and in such a great way.  ...

“A Lot Like Me” to benefit Ellis Marsalis Center

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Harry Connick, Jr. has written a new song, performed by his daughter, Kate, inspired by the new American Girl Historical Characters Cecile and Marie-Grace.  The proceeds of the sales of this song, which I downloaded this morning and have been listening to over and over at the request of my girls ever since, will benefit ...