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Fat Girl Dancing Whitney Thore Talks Body Image

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Whitney Thore weighs 350 pounds and dances like Beyonce's cousin. 

Yes - she's shakin' things up, especially when it comes to stereotypes that lead to a negative body image for overweight men and women. 

Not convinced... check out her latest "Fat Girl Dancing" video to go viral.  After seeing the video... I couldn't wait to speak with her via Skype. 

The Greensboro native told me she started dancing when she was knee high to a grapefruit... but stopped after she gained the freshman 15 x 6. 

It took nearly ten years before she could look at herself in mirror... and a little longer than that before she could watch herself workin' out in the dance studio. 

But now this classically, hip-hop, Zumba, ballet-trained 29-year old is rockin' it with moves many of us would only try at home.  That's led to an improved body image and self acceptance that has been the catalyst for launching her No Body Body Shame Campaign, which is gaining crazy momentum.
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