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Eating Issues

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Dear me

Here is a young woman’s letter to herself, reminding her of the hope she has found to cope with self-harm and depression.

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Once upon an eating disorder

This is Anna's story of struggling to overcome anorexia and depression.

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Beating anorexia

Story from an 18 year old female about her struggles with an eating disorder and getting help.

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10 Year-Old Anorexic to 13 Year-Old Pro Scooter Rider

Here is Will's story of overcoming anorexia with the help of therapy and a new stress-relieving activity.

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This is the story of how a young woman found the strength to get past her dependence on marijuana and disordered eating.

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An adopted orphan

How an adopted young woman learned to accept the love of friends and family.

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Getting through suicide

This is Bianca’s story of her road back to happiness.

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My battle with anorexia

This is Kayla’s story about how she used positive thinking and therapy to recover from with anorexia.

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Secret battles

Here is Bekah's story of working through difficult times with the help of a strong support system.

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Curves like Lombard Street

This is the story of a young woman who learned to embrace and love her unique body shape.

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