So funny, so sad.
Elna Baker, an aspiring actress in New York City, worked at FAO Schwartz to make ends meet. She was hired to play a nurse in an elaborate toy demonstration to get little girls to ‘adopt’ expensive realistic ‘newborns’ the store was selling.
One day, an MTV reality show filmed a segment there. The toys got good play. Rich moms and their spoiled daughters from the Upper East Side flooded the store. They just had to have one.
And then the store ran out of white babies…