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Q-&-A with Wendy Shanker

When following doctor’s orders just isn’t enough

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/health/article/q--a_with_wendy_shanker_20110105

After Wendy Shanker published her first book, “The Fat Girl’s Guide to Life,” she thought she had fought and won her battle for self-acceptance. But after being diagnosed with Wegener’s disease, a life-threatening autoimmune disorder, she found that her struggle to come to terms with her body — a body that was now slowly deteriorating — was far from over.

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