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What's got my attention this week

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Finally, a Disney hero who's plus-size. Or should that be a realistic size?

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SCROLLING • Finally Disney is tackling body image in its new film Reflect, starring Bianca, a girl who wants to be a ballet dancer. It's only a short film, but it's a start. • Conversely, I came across this piece about the return of "thin culture" and a little bit of me died. • It will come as no surprise to anyone in the "sandwich generation" that they're getting squished. • Incredibly moving interview with actor Damien Lewis about life after the death of his phenomenal wife, Helen McCrory. • Joan Didion's life in objects. • What it's really like sleeping in separate bedrooms. • Women in the armed forces have been threatened with disciplinary action if they "sleep around". Ummmm... • A former magazine editor on her contribution to the menopause taboo.

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