Out of Control
In This Chapter
In August 2006, Luisal Ramos, a 22-year-old Uruguayan model, suffered an anorexia-related heart attack after living on lettuce leaves and diet Coke for three months. Six months later, her 18-year-old sister, also a model, collapsed and died from malnutrition.
Why do young, talented, beautiful women starve themselves? And why would a fashion industry require a model to share the waist size of an average eight-year-old?
Years later, the news of a death from anorexia saddens ...