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This American Life: "Tell Me I'm Fat"

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The way people talk about being fat is shifting. With one-third of Americans classified as overweight, and another third as obese, and almost none of us losing weight and keeping it off, maybe it’s time to rethink the way we see being fat.

This week on ‘This American Life,’ a show inspired by Lindy West’s book Shrill. Join us at 11am Sunday on WCMU, and at