Two Photos That Show Thin Privilege Exists

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In case you ever wondered whether or not thin privilege exists, check out these two pictures. First, we have a thin girl who ate a “tower of meat” at some diner somewhere.

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Here is the praise she got for it.

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Now, look at this picture. We have a girl just trying to go to the beach.

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These are the comments she got. 13-year-old Paris had gotten over the fear of body shaming to try and have a good time. These are the comments she got.

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Paris suffers from a metabolic condition that causes her to gain weight quickly and have a harder time keeping it off.

It just shows how cruel people can be and how people who are thin get treated differently.

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