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Disney gives Brave heroine Merida a makeover

When Disney Pixar released Brave last year, the animated movie’s spunky heroine Merida was like a breathe of fresh air. With a messy mop of springy orange curls atop her head, Merida is sporty and fierce, determined and strong, and rides on her horse…
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Girl power: Children’s movies starring strong female characters

Merida, the spunky heroine with a messy mop of burnt orange curls atop her head, is like a breath of fresh air. She’s the star of Pixar’s new Brave, and unlike so many female protagonists in children’s films she’s not a prissy,…