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Kansas mother, daughter duo creates doll museum


January 12, 2018

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — It was the Christmas of 1934 and Maxine Wyatt was wishing for a Shirley Temple doll.

She was 11 years old and faced a disappointment that year. Her parents didn't buy the doll.

But times have changed. Today the 94-year-old has more than 40 Shirley Temple dolls, along with about 860 other dolls from around the world. She has pooled her collection with her daughter Rosalie Waters who has about 800 of her own dolls and they have created Maxine's Doll Museum and Gift Shop.

Located in the former Kress five-and-dime, mother and daughter opened for visitors earlier this m...

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