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102 Reborns

By The Podglomerate / The Daily Dot

Reborns are baby dolls with hyper-realistic features. So real, in fact, that bringing them out in public will often fool strangers into thinking they're flesh and blood, even upon close examination. There's a passionate online community of artists and collectors who fawn over these dolls, which tread right through the Uncanny Valley. Why? Alli and Jen talk with Reborn artist and YouTuber Stephanie Ortiz about the appeal of realistic dolls, her meticulous crafting process, their therapeutic uses, and why the Internet is obsessed with her videos of the dolls in public, one of which has reached nearly 30 million views. Read more about Reborns on The Daily Dot. Support 2G1P on Patreon! us on Discord: Email us: Talk to Alli and Jen: Call the show and leave a message! (347) 871-6548 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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