Leanne on eating disorders, stigma and speaking out

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"Leanne McKillop speaks about the stigma she faced when she was experiencing an eating disorder.

She also has advice for others on why she thinks it is important to speak out and confront discrimination.

Song, Stop this Feeling by Delta Mainline"

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"I enjoyed nothing more than cooking large meals for everyone, but didn’t eat myself or if I did eat I would binge followed by a purge."

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