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W. MI stepsisters collect glasses to help kids in Bangladesh

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — As the season of giving approaches, two West Michigan sisters are thinking about children like them thousands of miles away.Marian Listen, 9, and Claire Hoop, 10, haven’t always been sisters.“We’ve been stepsisters since 2014, said Listen. Her mother corrects her that it was actually 2013.Marriage brought the two together, but the sisters have a lot in common.Both love to talk about their baby brother Joey, go to St. John Vianney Catholic School in Wyoming and wear...

American Girl Place opens NYC store in Rockefeller Center

For many Long Island girls, visiting the American Girl Place store in NYC is an experience they never forget. Now, the iconic flagship store opened a new location in Rockefeller Center.The nearly 40,000-square-foot store features two floors, a salon for girls and dolls, a revamped cafe with an all-new menu and, of course, hundreds of the beloved American Girl dolls and accessories.Before you plan your trip to the new store, here's a sneak peek at the variety of services for girls and dolls...

Stepsisters collect eyeglasses to deliver to kids in Bangladesh

Step sisters collecting glasses for kids in Bangladesh  WYOMING, MICH - Like many people, Claire Hoop doesn't have perfect vision."I have really bad eyesight, so it would be really hard for me without glasses," said the Saint John Vianney fifth-grader.Clair and her stepsister, Marian Listen, are on a mission."We have over 300 pair of glasses," Marian said.This isn't the first time Claire and Marian have volunteered, it's just the first time they've done this."We are collecting glasses...