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Amy Poehler on Body Image Issues

One of the most pernicious things women and girls face is the constant discussion and denigration of our bodies. Who ISN’T concerned with what our daughters are absorbing about their bodies and their worth in our diseased culture? Which is why I loved this video of Amy Poehler on body image. Here’s a woman who has to face criticism of her body on an even more profound and public level than most of us do. She’s not just hilarious, beautiful, talented, and wicked smart, Amy Poehler is a bona fide great human.

What do you think?


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  1. Karin 09/18/2012 at 1:51 pm

    this totally made me cry. I loved it – thanks for sharing.

  2. Camille 09/18/2012 at 10:53 am

    I was waiting for a snarky response from her, but she was genuine. Great advice…”picture yourself talking to your daughter..” I like it – and I’ve always liked Amy P.