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When Thin People Hurt Fat People Out of Love

Their bigotry, they tell themselves, is for my own good

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“I“I hear you’re writing quite a bit lately!” An excited family member finds me at a barbecue, eager to celebrate an accomplishment. “What have you been writing about?”

“Being fat,” I say. “I write about the social realities of living as a very fat person.”

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