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08/06/2013 11:12 am ET

My Anorexic 9-Year-Old

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My 9-year-old daughter was starving herself to death. And somehow, God forgive me, I didn’t notice until it was almost too late.

We were busy running from soccer to swim lessons to play dates. But that’s no excuse. The mere idea of a fourth-grader becoming anorexic was so foreign, so wild and so far-fetched, that it never crossed my mind.

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