Magazine August 13, 2018, Issue

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Hi! I don’t know if you’ll remember me but we were in kindergarten together! I was going through some old stuff in my parents’ basement and came upon some pictures that I guess you drew of me and I thought it might be fun to post them on your wall!

Some of them, as you can see, present a pretty awful body image of me, and there’s an undercurrent of fat-shaming in the use of heavy crayon. I totally get that in many ways this is how all children draw, and in fact it’s the way you depicted yourself and

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