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Thinspo inspiration is anything but

Katie Hinderer | 08 May 2012

My value comes from more than a side-by-side comparison to a complete stranger or even a good friend. My value is from being human, from working hard, from loving others, from being one small cog in this wheel of the world. It saddens me to see how many people feel they aren’t beautiful or worthwhile unless they are thin.

Operation Beautiful: spreading positivity one note at a time

Katie Hinderer | 01 February 2010
Recently a post-it note popped up on a high school bathroom mirror. In simple script it read “When the world says ‘Give In’ stay strong. You are a fighter. YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL. Have a great day.” This is just one of thousands such notes working to spread positivity around the world through Operation Beautiful.
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