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Dad hacks Zelda video game to change boy superhero into girl for his daughter

Jessica DeJesus

Three-and-a-half-year-old Maya is the lucky daughter of Mike Hoye, a gamer and small business owner who reprogrammed the text in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker so that it would read "she" instead of "he" in reference to the lead character.

"I'm not having my daughter growing up thinking girls don't get to be the hero and rescue their little brothers,"

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