A story from Tuesday, April 5, 2011

The Neighbor Girl

The neighbor girl isn’t eating again. She tapes quarters to her belt to tip the scale and satisfy her stern mother—she thinks of everything.

3 Critiques to "The Neighbor Girl"

  1. The following was written by dana on April 5, 2011

    This is so sad. My daughter was telling us last night about some of the things she learned about eating disorders in last semester’s personal nutrition course and in this semester’s human biology class. I feel the girl’s pain here. And also the mother’s.

  2. The following was written by Gayle Beveridge on April 6, 2011

    What an interesting way to illustrate the tragedy of this girl’s situation.

  3. The following was written by Rachel Lewis on January 31, 2013

    Good way of bringing to light the issue of eating disorders and how they are a serious problem.