The Real Story Behind The Bizarre Life of the ‘Human Barbie’

 

Before She Became Barbie

Although she now resides in the Ukraine, Valeria Lukyanova originally came from the small eastern European nation of Moldova. She had the usual childhood adoration for dolls. Unlike most girls, however, Lukyanova did not simply play house with her dolls and marry them off to Ken dolls. She took great interest in the impeccable symmetry of their bodies. This fascination, of course, never faded with her childhood.

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