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"Forced to Be Fat" How would like that?

In Mauritania, where big is beautiful and stretch marks are sexy, young girls are brutally force-fed a diet of up to 16,000 calories a day — more than four times that of a male bodybuilder — to prepare them for marriage.

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Asked by gammie at 10:31 AM on Oct. 9, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • 16,000 calories a day I would die within a week.

    Answer by gammie at 10:32 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • holy shit

    Answer by tnm786 at 10:36 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:43 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • throwing up


    Answer by Anonymous at 10:47 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • Oh, that is so sad.

    Answer by forevermom75 at 11:07 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • That's horrible! How could someone keep down that many calories??

    Answer by MommyKKay at 11:41 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • did you all read the article? Families pay women to force fed these girls and if they throw up they are forced to eat their vomit. Horrible!

    Answer by pagirl71 at 11:49 AM on Oct. 9, 2009

  • I saw that on the Oprah Show a few weeks back, The women have to be overweight and the men are suppose to be lean twigs,lol... Very sad and unhealthy.

    Answer by corrina757 at 9:57 AM on Oct. 10, 2009

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