Ingrid was a happy girl who was in the tennis and hockey teams. She had a talent for acting and got good marks for her school work. She was also popular and friendly.

One day, her tennis coach told her she must lose some weight. Ingrid went on an unhealthy diet. She almost stopped eating and developed a disease called Anorexia Nervosa.

Even though Ingrid was losing weight, she thought she was fat. When her friends told her she was too skinny, she laughed at them and told them they were talking nonsense. Her parents took her to a doctor. Ingrid still refused to eat and lost more and more weight.

One year after Ingrid finished school, she sadly died of starvation.


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