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Amy Poehler on Body Image Issues

I loved this video of Amy Poehler on body image. She's not just hilarious, beautiful, talented, and smart, Amy Poehler is a great human.
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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.

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