ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

RoseMarie lost 220 pounds, but her story is not about weight loss.

Her story is about trauma, survival, transformation, and success.

Transformation (Photo provided by RoseMarie)

ROOTS

RoseMarie’s family tree was rooted in dysfunction — its branches twisting around drugs, alcohol, poverty, and sexual abuse as it grew.

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Jessica Lucia

Jessica Lucia

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Mother. English Instructor. Runner. I love the New York Mets, bridges terrify me, and I hate cottage cheese.