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'Mannequins made it hard to recover from anorexia'


They’re in almost every shop window you pass down the high-street, but one girl from Derbyshire says mannequins are causing low self-esteem in women. Shannon Guild is recovering from an eating disorder and the slim mannequins used in most shops have made her recovery much harder: “Everybody is different and we all deserve to feel beautiful.””We’re asking for plastic to be reshaped,” added the 21-year-old student.Shannon is campaigning for shops to use a range of shapes and sizes. Mannequin supplier Trade Lines Shop Equipment Ltd. says the average mannequin is a 5 feet 11 inches and a size 8-10.This clip is originally from 5 live.
Source: Derby BBC