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Day: October 15, 2021

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October 15, 2021

Thanks to Jaya Upadhyay, a 2021 Fellow in Ideas, for today’s post.

To the Bone (2017), a Netflix film, opens with two potent sequences. The first is a scene in which two stick-like figures emerge from the backdrop and approach the screen. These are women engaged in an eating disorder treatment program where the lead character, Ellen (Lily Collins) is enrolled. The second scene shows Ellen being weighed in her underclothes while her step mother Susan (Carrie Preston) questions her,

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