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...l will always be presented before our eyes within the media. Our job as Americans is to ignore these images and be the person that God has created us to be. We should no longer let America choose what we are to be like or look like, we should stand against our media world and tell America that we are fine the way we are. We no longer need any teenagers giving their life away to be thin so another guy can have an interest in her. Ladies you are beautiful in your own special way, you don’t have to change yourself for anyone. As a society if we continue to always look at ourselves and are unhappy, when will we ever be happy, when we are depressed or even in our grave site dead from not eating, we need to love ourselves and be healthy not the next thinnest super model. Living a life without worrying about your weight problem is a life of freedom and a life without stress.
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