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An Open Letter

Thank you for your opinion.

Yesterday, someone responded to one of my more emotional pieces with a comment that was both complimentary and nasty.

My article is about being fat, which I am, and how it feels to be fat despite one’s best efforts, which I make, and the way the world treats fat people.

The comment praises my writing and the way society makes life hard for fat people. My new…