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    Marya Hornbacher

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    Marya is a successful author commonly noted for her publication of the popular book called Wasted recounting her venture through eating disorders. Soon after Wasted, she released her book Madness: A Bipolar Life which tells her life story from beginning to her current life. Marya was diagnosed with Ultra Rapid Cycle Bipolar disorder which is considered to be the most severe type of bipolar disorder (Hornbacher, 2008). Although this diagnosis happened later in her life and there were several years

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    The Desire to be Happy

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    In the movie The Pursuit of Happyness [sic], Will Smith talks about how Thomas Jefferson used the word "pursuit" in the Declaration of Independence. He goes on to state, “...a person can pursue happiness, but can never obtain it.” A level of happiness may be experienced as a result of hard work and dedication. Most people have tribulations and setbacks while striving to reach happiness; even ideas of what constitutes happiness fluctuate from person to person. A determined individual may overcome

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    The National Association of Anorexia has recently released news that 91% of Anorexia patients began their disorder purely because of crude words said to them from someone the deeply care about. Why would anyone care so much as to what someone thinks to hurt oneself? Or maybe, the bigger question is, how far is too far to feel accepted by society? 21 year-old Holly Griffith shares her story of struggle with Anorexia, the loss of her child through the disorder, and the road to recovery. “When I first

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    Hello?!I'm Over Here

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    person may grow up to be an attention seeker. Jennifer Magid found out that there is evidence that parents who are too attuned to their own emotions and not enough to their kids tend to produce children who are insecurely attached. (Magid, 45) Marya Hornbacher stated “My mother has spent her whole life trying to please her father, and I, in turn, have spent my life trying to please my mother. It became obvious to me that trying to get approval was an exhausting fruitless exercise.”(98) She also stated

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    Liars and Self Image

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    Children that overact over small things tend to have a more traumatic life. These children get to a point where they just do not care anymore. Marya Hornbacher said, “There was a time when the lies rolled off my tongue with ease, when it was far more important to me to self-destruct than to admit I had a problem, let alone allow anyone to help.” (Hornbacher 4) Many children are like this. They try so hard to be flawless when no one can be perfect. A study showed that “Girls are more focused on their

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    Influences in Life

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    influence teenage girls” (Mokeyane 2). It’s known that the media contributes to most of teenagers’ views and how they think of themselves. Marya Hornbacher was influenced by the media at the age of five years old and developed a eating disorder that the age of nine. “Imagining that I am the sophisticated bathing suit lady… tan, and long and thin.”(Hornbacher 11) , she was also affected my her dysfunctional family to develop an eating disorder because they also “tend to run in families” (Sifferlin

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    bodies, the airbrushed faces, the digitally made perfection are all a part of giving these young women a false sense of how they should strive to look. Women like Marya Hornbacher will sit in despair for hours thinking horrid things such as, “Seventeen Magazine advises that thighs should not touch. Mine touch. I suck. It’s all over.” (Hornbacher 44) As appalling as this appears, this is the mindset of almost every bulimic and anorexic. Women are constantly being exposed to society’s idea of perfection

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    of Marya Hornbacher Marya Hornbacher was born on April 4th, 1974, her parents were well-known actors and directors in Walnut Creek, California. She led a chaotic childhood, consisting of a major move to Minnesota, an anxiety disorder, and most of all, perfectionism everywhere she turned, “I always felt there was an expectation that I would do one of two things: be great at something, or go crazy and become a total failure. There is no middle ground where I come from,” (Hornbacher, 281). Marya developed

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    Norah Judge 28 November 2017 HEng9- Klus, 6th hour Nonfiction Book Outline Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia by Marya Hornbacher Meta-thesis and It’s Development: Eating disorders are not caused by a single source, such as control, but are due to an accumulation of factors including genetics, upbringing, culture, and personality. • Marya, the author and main character of the book, didn’t have a specific source that she could pinpoint as what caused her to start exhibiting bulimic behaviors

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    it is becoming one of the key things that parents should importantly know. Abuse of children may either be emotional, physical, mental or even sexual. It is important to discuss about sexual abuse as this is an effective way of dealing with it (Hornbacher, 2009). Some of the manifest symptoms of a child who has been sexually abused may include; unexplained soreness, this means that the child is suffering from injuries on the mouth or the genitals. The bruises may result from slaps and the parts of

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