The list of friends for the popular Barbie line of dolls that began in 1959. Since character continuity has not been consistent over time, there is no real "canon" lineup. At different times, different groups of dolls were offered, and the naming and apparent age relationships of the characters has varied considerably.
Barbie family and other principal characters
Barbara Millicent "Barbie" Roberts (1959–present) The first Barbie doll was described as a "Teen Age Fashion Model" on her packaging. According to the Random House books, the Barbie character's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts, and her parents' names are George and Margaret Roberts. She is the main character in the "Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse" series.
George Roberts (1960–present) He is an engineer. He has a wife named Margaret and children: Barbie, Skipper, Stacie, Todd, Chelsea, Kelly, and Krissy. A book character, George Roberts has not been issued in doll form.
Margaret Roberts (1960–present) Margaret's maiden name is Rawlins. She is a homemaker. She has an older sister named Millicent. A book character, Margaret Roberts has not been issued in doll form.
Chelsea is a passenger rail station on the MBTA Commuter RailNewburyport/Rockport Line, located near Bellingham Square slightly north of downtown Chelsea, Massachusetts. It is one of the more lightly-used stops on the line, with 179 daily boardings by a 2013 count; most residents commuting to downtown Boston use bus routes including the high-frequency 111 instead. Unlike all other stations on the line save limited-service River Works and Prides Crossing, Chelsea is not handicapped accessible. However, the stop is planned to be moved to a new accessible station in late 2017 in conjunction with a new branch of the Silver Line bus rapid transit service.
Chelsea Station opened on November 29, 1985, after the city had been without train service since 1958. The station was built onto the existing right of way, with one platform taking up the former track utilized by Boston & Albany Railroad's Grand Junction Branch, rather than going through the potentially costly and controversial eminent domain process to acquire land for a larger station. The rails of the former track are still visible in the platform. Due to the location and short length of the platforms, trains are forced to block the Sixth Street crossing while loading and unloading passengers.
Chelsea was a small American, twice-a-year literary magazine based in New York City. The influential journal, edited for many years by Sonia Raiziss, published poetry, prose, book reviews and translations with an emphasis on translations, art, and cross-cultural exchange.
The journal has published both new and emerging writers, some of whom have received awards or had their work in the magazine subsequently published in the Pushcart Prize, The Best American Poetry series, the O. Henry Awards and others.