06/28/2012 06:53 pm ET Updated Aug 28, 2012

Plastic Woman: Tupperware Shopping With Helen Waite

I ring the doorbell of a suburban South San Francisco home and am greeted by towering Southern belle Helen Waite. Helen is decked out in a bright green '50s-style dress, pearl earrings and necklace, white gloves, and white patent leather heels. Her hair, bright auburn and styled in a three-foot beehive, bulges from her head like an oversized Kewpie doll. Helen welcomes me into what is about to become an afternoon unlike any I've ever experienced.

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