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'You Cannot Shame Me': 2 New Books Tear Down 'Fat Girl' Stereotypes

'You Cannot Shame Me': 2 New Books Tear Down 'Fat Girl' Stereotypes

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First, we must contend with the word "fat" itself. It should be a simple descriptor, but fat is often used as an insult — whispered by gossips, or hurled by bullies. Many people use euphemisms — heavy, plump, overweight — to avoid it all together. But now, some writers have decided that it's time …

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