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I have long been aware that my life could have turned out very differently. I have always been a big person, and not just overweight, either. I have pictures from preschool where I look like I must have been left behind several years because I tower over all of my classmates. Instead, I’ve always been younger than most of them.

Eventually, all of the other children grew, and despite still being a big girl I only remember one incident where I was picked on for it. I was very lucky that I didn’t run into any mean -spirited individuals who decided because I was different they’d make my life a living nightmare.

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