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The 1996 version of Betty Crocker is a computer-morphed composite of 75 different women, designed to make Betty more ethnic, less waspy. Over the years, Aunt Jemima has moved in the opposite direction--shedding her trademark bandana, straightening her hair, getting a nose job. Perhaps when General Mills and Quaker Oats merge to control the baking aisle, so too will their advertising minions...

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): Betty Crocker morphed into Aunt Jemima photo manipulation by Daniel Sinker.

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