Few People Know That Illinois Is The Birthplace Of Raggedy Ann and Andy, The Original Toys That Come To Life At Night

If you grew up playing with a Raggedy Ann doll, you’ll be pleased to learn that this character was created right here in Illinois. The author grew up in a small town right here in the Land of Lincoln. Scroll on to learn more about it.

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