Family Matters
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Family Matters

I Found Some Stretch Marks

And the world didn’t end

I was a teenager the first time I found stretch marks. They appeared on my inner thighs during the summer. I panicked and refused to wear shorts. I would rather have died than let anyone see how hideous I was.

I grew up thinking stretch marks were bad. I listened to the adult women in my family complaining about their own stretch marks. They also felt…

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