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In Jennifer Weiner’s Novels, the Big Girl Wins Every Time—And Reading Them, So Do I

In Jennifer Weiner’s Novels, the Big Girl Wins Every Time—And Reading Them, So Do I 1

2020-09-06 14:29:48

When we talk about the value of representation in media, Jennifer Weiner’s body positive heroines are often overlooked. But this article makes the point that we all need to see ourselves in literature, and in positive, joyful ways.

In Jennifer Weiner’s Novels, the Big Girl Wins Every Time—And Reading Them, So Do I

“I will always owe Weiner a deep debt of gratitude for being the first person to show me that a fat woman could be worthy of a story that didn’t center around her losing weight.”

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Little Rock Nine

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2020-09-25 16:21:48

Today, in 1957, the “Little Rock Nine” desegregated Little Rock Central High School. The fact is interesting, but the context and individuals involved are most fascinating. Take a minute and learn a little more….

Little Rock Nine

The Little Rock Nine were a group of nine black students who enrolled at formerly all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in September 1957.

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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released a dial to help loc…

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released a dial to help loc... 3

2020-09-25 12:09:03

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released a dial to help local governments and Coloradans navigate and apply safety guidance throughout the pandemic. Based on scientific metrics, as well as local control, the dial has five levels with associated guidance:
▪️ Protect Our… More

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We’ve loved seeing your photos so far, and we’ve got more $50 gift cards to give…

We've loved seeing your photos so far, and we've got more $50 gift cards to give... 4

2020-09-25 10:17:01

We’ve loved seeing your photos so far, and we’ve got more $50 gift cards to giveaway before the end of Longmont Restaurant Week! All entries will qualify for a chance to win two $500 gift cards (one to Ace and one to Woodley’s!). Learn more at longmontrestaurantweek.com/acemyspace

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