This acceptance is even harder when a teen hears the voice of “Ana,” as many anorexia patients call the illness. It tells afflicted teens that they look fat, and that thinner is always better.
Eating disorders are not only about being thin, as many may think. They also are about control. And in a teenager’s often stressful life, nothing is easier to control than the intake of food.
In the small village of Malawa in the south of Poland, young girls and boys struggling with eating disorders stay in a little yellow house, get treatment and try to recover enough to go back to a normal life.
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