God Wants You to Be Thin (and Other Lies the Evangelical Church Taught Me)
I believed I had been nurtured, like a lamb, for one purpose: Mine was to be thin.
Content warnings for this essay include references to: dieting, anti-fatness, and eating disorders.
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