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Temimah Zucker
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Temimah Zucker is currently pursuing a Masters Degree at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work. After recovering from Anorexia, she immersed herself in the field: she speaks publicly on eating disorders and body image, works as a mentor, is in the process of creating a non-profit, and serves as a milieu counselor at a treatment center - among other projects and ventures. Temimah lives in Teaneck, N.J., and has an adorable poodle named Ferdie.

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I Will Live My Life in Colors, Not Numbers

(0) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 10:01 AM

Tonight I somewhat spontaneously attended a Broadway musical with my dear friend Jordan. After entering the theatre and gawking at our amazing seats I ventured to the concession stand for my traditional purchase of snacks. I returned to row __ with soda (in a lovely plastic cup decorated by show's...

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Pledge to Remember the Ones We've Lost

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 1:18 PM

Earlier in the year upon hearing about Philip Seymour Hoffman's death, the first thing that came to mind was Sesame Street.

As a child I often heard "Sing" by the Carpenters on old Sesame Street videocassettes. I would sing along, imagining I was hitting the notes with...

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Why I Deserved to Recover From Anorexia

(4) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 11:11 AM

I didn't deserve to be there.

It had been six months since I was diagnosed with anorexia and I found myself at the main entrance of an inpatient treatment facility. I was nervous, apprehensive, but above all, confused. My mother stood next to me, asking the right questions and trying...

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What Tom Sawyer Taught Me About Overcoming Anorexia

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2014 | 12:33 PM

I used to be jealous of Tom Sawyer.

In one of the more memorable chapters of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Tom is able to attend his own funeral, as his friends and family believe him to be dead.

I imagine that once in your lifetime you have pictured...

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Society's Standards Of Beauty Will Get Old, But Being Comfortable With Yourself Never Will

(7) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 7:52 AM

Picture in your mind a beautiful woman.

You may think of a celebrity, a friend, or a loved one. But take a moment to imagine her face, her body, her posture, and her attitude.

Now think of beautiful women in the 1500s. If a woman considered to have incomparable beauty...

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