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An Underdog Favorite Makes Toy Hall of Fame

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An Underdog Favorite Makes Toy Hall of Fame

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An Underdog Favorite Makes Toy Hall of Fame

An Underdog Favorite Makes Toy Hall of Fame

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The giant cardboard box — the kind that refrigerators and washing machines come packaged in, was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame this week.

Host Debbie Elliott talks with curator Christopher Bensch of the Strong Museum about the appeal of the simple box and two other inductees: Candyland and the Jack-in-the-Box.