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Body Positivity & memoir

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Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body

A memoir-in-essays from disability advocate and creator of the Instagram account @sitting_pretty Rebekah Taussig, processing a lifetime of memories to paint a beautiful, nuanced portrait of a body that looks and moves differently than most.

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Body Positive Power: Because Life Is Already Happening and You Don’t Need Flat Abs to Live It

Instagram star Megan Jayne Crabbe is determined to spread the word that loving the body you have is the real path to happiness.

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Roxane Gay—Fitting Into the World in “Hunger” | The Daily Show

Author Roxane Gay opens up about the childhood attack that led to her weight gain, the unwelcome advice she gets daily and writing a different kind of memoir as a fat woman.

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Miracle Boy Grows Up: How the Disability Rights Revolution Saved My Sanity

Ben Mattlin lives a normal, independent life. Why is that interesting? Because Mattlin was born with spinal muscular atrophy, a congenital muscle weakness from which he was expected to die in childhood.

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