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Skinny by Ibi Kaslik
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The main character is Giselle she has to problems one is she is a compulsive studier and to she is anerexic. She first decided she was fat and discusting when she first did drugs after dat she keepd hearing voices in her head telling her she is gross and to starve herself. She went to a clinic for a while until she started to gain weight and eat more. When she got out she ate alot. Her sister Holly is nothing like Giselle she is very healthy and athletic as well but they both have one thing in common there dad did when they were both young. Giselle found out that her mom had an affair with her dad when she was engaged to a guy named adam when she had found her dads old hidin journal. Her mom became pregnant and Adam became sick he had leporzy he ended up drowi\ning himself in the lake and Gisells dad got married with her mom. After she comfronted her mom to find out the truth she became depressed because not only did her dad die but she found out that the other guy that might have been her real dad had died as well. Holly would always running that was her way to cope with the stress of losing her dad. One day when Giselle got home she found her boyfriend kissing her sister. They broke up and thats when she began to starve herself again. She had thought she had gotten her period and felt very sick so she stayed in bed her sister found her sister laying down in a pile of her blood. Holly and her mom took her to the hospital there they found out that there was somthing wrong with her uterus and needed an operation. Afterward Giselles hair started to fall out because she was still not eating she wanted a cheesburger so she left the hospital without any of the nurses or her mom knowing. She got her handburger climbed a fire escape and went on a roof and puked. It started to rain so she was wet. Holly and her ex boyfriend found her holding a blanket and laying down on the pavement. They returned her to the hospital to then find out it was to late the air and the cold poisend her blood supply and she died weighing 76pounds at the age of 22
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