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After The TODAY Show produced a segment as part of their #LoveYourSelfie campaign in which mannequins were created in the image of five real people, JCPenney acquired those five displays for their Manhattan Mall storefront.

The mannequin models, who represent real Americans, are:

Dawna Callahan, who uses a wheelchair due to incomplete paralysis

Neil Duncan, a former Army paratrooper who lost parts of both of his legs in Afghanistan

Ricardo Gil, who has dwarfism

Desiree Hunter, a 6-foot-11/2-inch college basketball player

Beth Ridgeway, a plus-size mom

JCPenney's Senior Vice President of Marketing, Debra Berman, says, 'JCPenney understands that we've been fitting the diversity of America for over 100 years; we've been doing it broadly across the country for a long time. We understand, and we like to say 'fit is our super power.''

'We love the range of shapes, colors of skin, wallet, the lifestyles and the occasions that all of our customers shop for; we consider it a challenge and an opportunity to service that. And that's what we've been doing-- that's the business we understand we're in,' she continued.

The mannequins are part of JCPenney's 'When it fits, you feel it' campaign.

The mannequins will remain on display at the Manhattan Mall through August.

Fusion Specialties, Inc., in Colorado, produced the mannequins.

In recent years, many clothing stores have made the news for their understanding, or lack thereof, of their real life customers.

Retailer H&M made a splash in the fashion biz last year when they featured a plus-size model for their swimwear collection.

On the flip side, J Crew was under fire last week after unveiling their new size: Triple Zero.

Last year, after the Abercrombie and Fitch CEO made the comment he didn't want large people shopping in his stores, women began to protest and boycott the chain.

Abercrombie and Fitch had another round of bad publicity last summer, along with its sister property, Hollister, after a judge stated the stores weren't friendly to the disabled.

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