“In this month’s Profiles, we introduce you to the woman behind the story of the characters who live at Silkstone Estate, just in time to catch their friends on the big screen.
In a photo from 1980, 10-year-old Lisa Vossler Smith sits cross-legged on the carpet of a home, smiling at the camera and holding up a 1977 Superstar Barbie doll. She looks a little self-conscious.
“You can see it in my face,” Vossler Smith said, pointing to the photo. “I’m sitting there thinking I’m too old to be playing with dolls…”