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Debbie Garrett Debbie Behan Garrett, a black-doll enthusiast, is the author of two full-color black-doll references:  The Definitive Guide to Collecting Black Dolls, Hobby House Press, Inc., 2003; and Black Dolls: A Comprehensive Guide to Celebrating, Collecting, and Experiencing the Passion, a 2008 self-publication. Ms. Garrett cofounded The Black Doll-E-Zine, the first and only e-zine, (now a Yahoo! Group), devoted to collecting black dolls.  She is the founder and moderator of the WeLoveBlackDolls Yahoo! Group. 

As a member at-large of the United Federation of Doll Clubs, Ms. Garrett has contributed to its Doll News quarterly publication, is a contributing writer to other doll magazine, as well. As a blogger for DOLLS, Ms. Garrett endeavors to continue documenting the historical and present-day significance of black dolls.

A native Texan and married mother of two adult children, Ms. Garrett is also a doting granny of two precocious boys.  Her non-doll-researching/collecting time is spent working as a home-based, quality-improvement specialist for a leading global provider of clinical documentation. 

Web site:  http://blackdollcollecting.com
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1 A Doll For Mom Debbie Garrett
2 Thumbelina Family Reunion Debbie Garrett
3 Temporary Fashion for a Basic Doll Debbie Garrett
4 The New-Doll Sensation Debbie Garrett
5 I Asked and Vogue Delivered! Debbie Garrett
6 Trailblazing Trio Debbie Garrett
7 Bell's Fabulous Entertainers Debbie Garrett
8 Urban Repaints! Debbie Garrett
9 Ultra Basic Esme Debbie Garrett
10 A Visit with Santa Debbie Garrett
11 The 2009 International Black Doll and Gift Show Debbie Garrett
12 Holiday Decorating with Dolls Debbie Garrett
13 A Joyous Barbie® Reunion Debbie Garrett
14 The Early Collector Catches the Doll Debbie Garrett
15 Dolls That Inspire Girls to Dream Debbie Garrett
16 Ayako Jones, Beautiful Child, Jetsetter! Debbie Garrett
17 New Doll Trio Promotes Sisterhood by Madame Alexander Debbie Garrett
18 A to Z TIPS ON DOLL COLLECTING - Part 3 of 3 Debbie Garrett
19 Thank You, Stacey McBride-Irby! Debbie Garrett
20 A to Z TIPS ON DOLL COLLECTING - Part 2 of 3 Debbie Garrett
21 What Kind of Collector Are You? Debbie Garrett
22 A to Z TIPS ON DOLL COLLECTING - Part 1 of 3 Debbie Garrett
23 The New Men in Their Lives Debbie Garrett
24 Wendy Frank Dolls From the Land Down Under Debbie Garrett
25 ANTTDM: Wanna Be On Top? Debbie Garrett
26 Still Enjoying Mirror's Many Faces...and Wishing for Another Debbie Garrett
27 Silicone-Vinyl Alert! Debbie Garrett
28 Doll Buying Gamble Debbie Garrett
29 Christmas in August Debbie Garrett
30 A Long-Awaited Princess Debbie Garrett
31 Wholesome Dolls for Girls—adult collectors find encouraging Debbie Garrett
32 Where is My Doll? Debbie Garrett
33 A New Doll or the Next Best Thing Debbie Garrett
34 From Cookie Cutters to OOAKs—the true value of a collection Debbie Garrett
35 When Will the Real Obamas Arrive? Debbie Garrett
36 Kissing Christie's Freedom Debbie Garrett
37 If I Could Buy Any Doll Today Debbie Garrett