I read the essay Anorexia Nervosa by Nancie Bros Essay

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I read the essay "Anorexia Nervosa" by Nancie Brosseau, it is a true story of her

battle with anorexia and how looking just right pushed her too far. Body image is a

growing epidemic in society among girls and even boys. Everywhere you go, I think the

perception of looking a certain way and being a certain size is faced. Teens will push

themselves as far as they possibly can until they look just right and even after they get

there, they are so controlled by it all, that they can't stop.

The story is about a fourteen-year-old girl who decides that she wants to lose

weight. It starts off with her only wanting to lose about ten pounds. But when she realizes

how good and freeing it was to lose the weight, she wants to lose more. She starts to lose

large amounts of weight, and because of this her body starts to change dramatically.

Brosseau describes what the eating disorder did to her body, how it changed everything
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