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Plus-size model poses naked


In May, I wrote about women’s magazines and their emphasis on super skinny models.

“The 7-Day Slim Down: Our Easy Plan to Tone Every Jiggle Zone,” read one headline.

Or “45 Foods That Burn Fat.”

It is my spring ritual, I noted: I flip though the pages and imagine myself perfect.

For the September issue, Glamour has broken with tradition. It published a photo of a plus-size model sitting in profile, her belly clearly showing. The magazine’s editor in chief wrote that her inbox was flooded the moment Glamour hit the newsstands.

Here’s the picture.

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Noreen O'DonnellNoreen O'Donnell For the last 20 years, Noreen O'Donnell has written about Hillary Clinton's run for the Senate, rebuilding Ground Zero, the Korean immigrants who travel north each day from Queens to work in nail salons, deadly runaway fire trucks and other stories in Westchester and Putnam counties. Now she's a columnist.

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