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Sophomore Lila Hartle poses before a dance recital in 2021. While Hartle’s eating disorder diagnosis prevented her from dancing, it motivated her to improve. “I wanted to continue dance as a career, and I knew that I had to stay healthy so that I wouldn’t end up hurting myself more,” Hartle said.

Problems, passion, perseverance

Nidhi Pejathaya, staff writer January 11, 2023

Eating disorders are commonly associated with body dysmorphia issues; however, for sophomore Lila Hartle, that was not the case. What started as a small loss of appetite quickly escalated. Her eating disorder...

Junior Sophie Pellegrino recounts recovery from anorexia with spiritual healing

Junior Sophie Pellegrino recounts recovery from anorexia with spiritual healing

Kelsey Long, Staff Writer November 10, 2017

Junior Sophie Pellegrino beat anorexia and recovered after a long period of struggling. Now, she uses her story to help others who are suffering. Her disorder started in eighth grade. She would wake up,...

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