What those starving girls and women don't realize is that many of those photographs have been digitally altered. The bodies of the women in those altered photos are so thin that the only way a girl or woman could attain that "look" would be by dying and, tragically, many have.
This video shows the real images of the models and then the fake digitally-altered images....an example of Photoshop being used in a most reprehensible way:
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week started yesterday, February 24th, and runs through March 8th, 2008.
If anyone you know is suffering from an Eating Disorder, please visit Joanna Poppink's blog here for more information on these horrific diseases: