The Incredible Story of the Real Human Barbie
On March 9, 1959 Barbie was introduced to this world in all her glory weighing in at 49 kg with pencil-thin legs, creating the illusion of a 5 foot 9 frame that goes on forever and a day. Barbie boasted a chiseled silhouette housing flawless skin, the perfect hourglass waist and hips, and a twinkle in her eyes. Not only was she perfect, her wardrobe was also perfected over the years with pink heart-shaped sunglasses and a selection of cute sets. While most young girls enjoy creating fantasy worlds with this pristine doll, others like Valeria Lukyanova hold onto these ideals to an alarming extent later in life; even going as far as transforming into a human Barbie. But just how far did Lukyanova really go? Read on to find out.
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