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A beautiful and brave book Emma Gannon Everyone should read this bookModelTypeFaceA thoughtful, honest and articulate voice The ObserverWittyThe SunPacked full of honesty and insightDr Radha So, how did a slightly bonkers misfit with anorexia, bulimia and anxiety decide to solve their problems I became a model As you doCharli Howard had always wanted to be normal but for some reason, she couldn t quite find out how to do it As a teenager, she felt like the only one who struggled with anxiety and self esteem issues when everyone around her seemed to fit in So she tried to embrace standing out by becoming a model Believing it would make her happy and envied, she set out single mindedly to make it and she achieved her dream But the reality wasn t quite as glamorous as she d hoped The pressure on Charli to look a certain way took an extreme toll on her body and self image, and no matter how thin she got, she was never thin enoughWhen Charli, though medically underweight, was fired by her modelling agency for being too big, she decided she d had enough She used her platform for good and spoke out about the insane standards of the modelling industry, whose images influence young women and girls all over the world Now, Charli is comfortable in her skin for the first time ever, working happily as a plus sized model in New York Here, she shares her journey, from anorexic and bulimic teenager to happy, healthy twenty something


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