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I haven’t been a skinny girl since I was seven years old.
At nine, I was told I wasn’t small enough to sit down and talk to the other girls. I didn’t “fit” and they wouldn’t make enough space for my body, or for my big opinions. [excerpt]
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Anonymous, "Compliments, Insults, and the Paradox of Pillow Talk" (2014). SURGE. 173.