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Thigh Gap – Latest Body Craze
Being Fueled by Internet Photos

Thursday, March 28th, 2013
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It’s the latest body obsession among teen girls – the thigh gap, a space (the bigger, apparently, the better) between the thighs. And the trend

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Do We Really Need Heroes?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
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Hero Worship: the foolish or excessive adulation for an individual. Merriam-Webster Dictionary My childhood hero was Superman, the man of steel who fought for “truth,

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Who Should Be a School Bus Monitor?

Monday, June 25th, 2012
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By now the whole world has seen the video of a group of middle school boys bullying Karen Klein, the school bus monitor in Greece,

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Our House…After the Empty Nest

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
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Standing on the grocery check-out line, I overheard two shoppers behind me bonding over their empty nests. “My stomach physically hurts with missing my child!”

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Fame—Some Want to Live Forever

Saturday, August 27th, 2011
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So, I read that Kim Kardashian got married. Can someone help me out: What exactly is a Kardashian, what do they do and why are

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Friends with Benefits—Road to Romance or Heartbreak?

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
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Two friends “hooking up” just to have sex is Hollywood’s favorite new theme. Popular young stars—Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake—star in a box office winner,

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Woman Around Town Celebrates
Five New York Press Club Awards

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
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The New York Press Club gathered on June 13 at the Water Club to honor great writing and Woman Around Town was among those singled

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One “Fat” Comment Can Trigger an Eating Disorder

Monday, November 29th, 2010
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Alastair Macaulay is the chief dance critic for the New York Times. He is now, apparently, the chief arbiter for what constitutes “fat.” This is

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