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Tiffany Fraser shops Wednesday morning at County Fair Food Store in Mitchell. Fraser, who fights anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder that makes people lose more weight than what is considered healthy, has recently returned from an eight-month rehabilitation program in California. Fraser said she has to explain to people her disease. “Everyone’s cure was just eat something; (they) didn’t realize it went deeper than that.” (Sean Ryan/Republic)

Mitchell woman fights for life against anorexia

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A mannequin lay under a sheet on a table. People gathered in the small room, each carrying a piece of paper. “No one sugarcoated it,” said Tiffany Fraser, of Mitchell. “I had to sit through my own funeral.” Tiffany, 33, struggles with anorexia — meaning she severely restricted her food intake.


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