Vermont State Senator Bernie Sanders praised Joe Biden on social media for the comfortable and comfy dress he wore in his brown barca and a pair of knitted gloves.
Through the Internet, Website This put the senator in very different scenes – but it was not so. A puppet version of Bernie Sanders sold for 3,20,300 (over 16 16,700) on eBay. Defender.
Toby King lives in Texas and is responsible for making the toy.
The 46-year-old woman, who “knew Bernie was in fashion because of that figure” at the inauguration, built the doll by embracing the molds she already had.
Overall, recreating Sanders’ perfect look took seven hours of non-stop crochet – maximum attention to detail, as well as glove-provoking gloves.
Initially, King shared photos of Sanders on his Instagram page, and quickly realized that he would win. In a matter of hours, the pictures reached thousands of likes and comments.
So he decided to put the product up for auction on eBay to raise money for Meals on Wheels, a home delivery program for those who could not afford it. After 167 auctions, an anonymous buyer reached $ 20,300.
“This is my new path,” King said. “It’s a new way to help people in a way I couldn’t do before,” he said.
Following the plan, the woman also sells molds so that anyone can recreate the Bernie Sanders toy – in the hope that the senator will realize it.
“I think it’s a good thing, I hope I do something positive,” King said.
The senator has been involved in the sale of merchandise with his image, and to date, மில்லியன் 1.5 million has been raised from the sale of T-shirts, sweatshirts and stickers for solidarity companies.