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At 380 Pounds, ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ Whitney Thore Battles PCOS And Obesity Bullying: ‘No Shame’ [Video]

Weighing 380 pounds, Whitney Thore feels that she truly loves her Big Fat Fabulous Life. But it’s not all wonderful, as she reveals on her reality TV show, which just got renewed for a second season on TLC. In addition to battling PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), Whitney is coping with fallout from the show that ranges from hate mail to ...

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Sarah Atwell Has ‘Elephant Man Syndrome’: Defies Bullying Using YouTube

Sarah Atwell has neurofibromatosis, which is the same condition that afflicted the “Elephant Man”, Joseph Merrick, at the end of the nineteenth century. Her condition is considerably less severe and has manifested itself as a large tumor which affects about half her face. A documentary about its psychological and physical effect upon her, “The Girl With Half a Face,” will ...

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