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Marya Hornbacher
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"Eating disorders linger so long undetected, eroding the body in silence, and then they strike. The secret is out. You're dying." Introduction, p. 2.

"A strange equation and an altogether too-common belief: One's worth is exponentially increased with one's incremental disappearance." Introduction, p. 2.

"This book is neither a tabloid tale of mysterious disease nor a testimony to a miracle cure. It's simply the story of one woman's travels to a darker side of reality, and decision to make her way back. On her own terms." Introduction, p. 2.

"I was never normal about food, even as a baby." 1 Childhood, p. 12.

"On the contrary, my vigilance was something else—both a need to see that I appeared, on the surface at least, acceptable, and a need for reassurance that I was still there." 1 Childhood, p. 14.

"An eating disorder is just such as system. And it indicated, in me at least, an...

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