Who Would I Be If I Weren’t Fat?

How anti-fat sentiment shapes our world—and our place in it

Your Fat Friend
Human Parts

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“You’ve got quite a sense of humor. Do you think that comes from being fat? Do you think you’re overcompensating?”

I think for a moment, combing through family members, funny and unfunny, and a young lifetime of laughing hard. I think of my brother mouthing off to my father so much…

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Your Fat Friend
Human Parts

Your Fat Friend writes about the social realities of living as a very fat person. www.yourfatfriend.com