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Sometimes it feels like my daughter is the only girl in America who hasn’t seen “Frozen.” But it doesn’t matter: among the girls in her school, the movie and its characters are their lingua franca, filling the conversational spaces with their favorite characters, lines and dresses from the movie. When we line up before class each morning, Anna and Elsa’s wide-eyed, conspiratorial faces stare at us from dozens of backpacks. At the school’s Halloween carnival, the Elsas were only outnumbered by the ninja turtles.

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My daughter’s version of Olaf.
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Journalist, editor, author, opinionator. Bylines: Guardian, New Yorker, Vice, Mother Jones, Wired. Much more at www.bethwinegarner.com.

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