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The danger of treating body parts like fast fashion

Social media and the availability of new procedures have made our quest for physical perfection endless, setting women and girls up for failure.

Part of the Fads Issue of The Highlight, our home for ambitious stories that explain our world.

Aubrey Hirsch is a writer and illustrator whose work has appeared in the Nib, the New York Times, the Rumpus, and elsewhere. She’s created comics for the Highlight about adult friendships and women leaving the workforce during the pandemic.

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