Della, center, is seen with Scrooge, Louie, Dewy and Huey.

How empowered ‘DuckTales’ character inspires young girls, children with disabilities

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Michael Rothman | Good Morning America | August 14, 2019

“DuckTales” executive producer Matt Youngberg was recently told a story that he said was life changing.

When the accomplished showrunner and his co-producer, Francisco Angones, decided to bring the famed Disney show back to TV, they knew they wanted to not only introduce Della Duck but build out her epic backstory.

Della is not only mom to Huey, Dewey and Louie, but she’s an empowering presence for young girls, and she also just happens to be an amputee.

After working with the Amputee Coalition to make sure they got the character right, one of the men they worked with most had a special experience with his grandchildren.

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