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The 411: teens and self-esteem

tyIn the beginning of October, we blogged about how the French Parliament was trying to pass a law stating that published images must have a bold face notice saying if they are digitally enhanced. It got us to thinking about the sorts of images that teens are exposed to every day in magazines and television shows. How are they affected by it? What sort of pressure are teens under in order to obtain “perfection”?

Here, guest blogger Tynaya, a 17-year-old  youth advisor for Children’s Hospital Boston’s Center for Young Women’s Health, lets us know what she thinks.

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