How Fauci came to receive the ‘ultimate honor’: His own bobblehead doll

Meanwhile, they fielded a flurry of emailed requests for bobbleheads of other prominent officials, such as White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine. Typically, Sklar says, after a big game or a sports-related “viral moment,” one or two fans will email the museum suggesting it make a commemorative bobblehead. But the demand for elected and public health officials in the early days of the pandemic was different. “It was something that we had never seen before, in terms of people getting excited about their governors or their representatives,” he says.

By Robyn Ross, The Washington Post

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