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Report: Millions Of Courageous Americans Overcoming Media Pressure To Be Thin

AUSTIN—According to a groundbreaking report released this week by researchers at the University of Texas, tens of millions of citizens across the United States are bravely resisting the relentless pressure from the media to be thin and active.

The 80-page report confirmed that Americans are inundated with images of slender individuals in commercials, films, television shows, print advertisements, billboards, internet ads, and product packaging every day, yet noted that as many as 190 million citizens are “courageously refusing to conform” to these media ideals of physical fitness and leanness and are instead embracing the bodies they have...


Millions of Americans have bravely stood
their ground and refused to look like this.

...While focusing mainly on body image, the report also briefly highlighted Americans’ remarkable bravery at withstanding other forms of media pressure, noting that millions of citizens were boldly rejecting messages to be educated, hardworking, and to maintain basic hygiene as well...

http://www.theonion.com/articles/report-millions-of-courageo...

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"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."-- Albert Einstein

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laughing my fat ass off...

"Damn the pandas, full steam ahead"

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Come on, Onion articles need to go in humor.

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Fat people are funny.

"Damn the pandas, full steam ahead"

-Admiral David Farragut