(Alexa Juliana Ard, Monica Rodman/The Washington Post)
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Alexa used to love her name — until Amazon used it

December 1, 2021 | 8:11 PM GMT
Alexa Jade Morales was named after her father, Alexis Morales Jr., who was murdered on Oct. 1, 1992, just three and a half months before she was born. When Amazon made the name Alexa a wake word for its voice service, she experienced people treating her like the bot.