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Eighth-grader petitions Hasbro to market Easy-Bake Ovens to boys

Eighth-grader petitions Hasbro to market Easy-Bake Ovens to boys

What to get a little boy for Christmas that isn’t the usual toy car set, video game or sports item? One fresh-faced activist suggests an Easy-Bake Oven.

McKenna, 13, is petitioning toy maker Hasbro to stop marketing the kitchen set only to young girls, asking for images of boys to also be placed on Easy-Bake boxes.

The Garfield, N.J., eighth-grader, moved to action by her 4-year-old brother’s attempts to cook on top of a lamp’s light bulb, has already scored nearly 18,000 signatures on her petition on Change.org.

On the petition,...

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