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NEDA is proud to announce that we awarded Aerie with our first NEDA Inspires ‘Seal of Approval’ for their dedication to unretouched, natural beauty in their advertising. This recognition comes just after the celebration of the one year anniversary of Aerie’s #aerieREAL campaign—their corporate commitment to body-positive advertising. 

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If the images you saw in magazines, on television or on the internet looked more like you would you feel more confident about your body?

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This NEDAwareness week was a huge success and we could not have done it without the love and support of all of you out there. Starting with the theme “I Had No Idea” we were able to share our knowledge with the world about the truth of eating disorders and for many people, start the conversation. 

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We are blown away by the creativity and enthusiasm of everyone who participated in the 2015 NEDAwareness Week! It's amazing to see pictures from all of the events and individual actions people took part in across the country. In this Storify, we tried to collect as many #NEDAwareness images as possible. If we missed yours, please send it to [email protected]!

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NEDAwareness Week 2015 was a huge success! In addition to events across the country, we had buildings and landmarks across the nation light up in recognition of this week. These buildings are not only a light at the end of the tunnel that is an eating disorder for many people, but also an enlightening of the world of the truth about eating disorders. The theme this year, I Had No Idea, is a way for us to all speak about Eating Disorders without fear of not understanding---it is a week dedicated to learning and spreading our knowledge.

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February 22-28, 2015 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Nationwide, advocates are paving the way for eating disorders awareness and assistance. In the United States, over 20 million women and 10 million men will suffer from an eating disorder at some time in their life. With these incredible numbers, it is encouraging to know that federal, state and local officials are working hard to gain eating disorders recognition.

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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 22nd to February 28th, and events will occur across the country to raise awareness about these devastating illnesses. Thanks to committed volunteers like Lana Stefanac and Paula Bruner, many famous buildings across America will be illuminated in green and blue during NEDAwareness Week in order to start conversations about eating disorders nationwide.

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In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, NEDA will be joining with eating disorder organizations around the world to raise awareness and funds through the ‘Sock It to Eating Disorders’ campaign. Inspired by an international support network with Joan Riederer, the idea emerged among her many friends in honor of Joan’s daughter Erin who lost her life to anorexia. 

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While delegates to the 2010 International Conference on Eating Disorders in Salzburg were engrossed in discussing the conference theme of “Moving Forward Through Transdisciplinary Solutions”, news came of a young woman’s death from the effects of Anorexia Nervosa.

The death of this young woman, Erin Riederer, has given rise to a symbol of hope in the fight against eating disorders.

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NEDA has designated today, December 15th, as Donor Appreciation Day! 

Our work would not be possible without you and we are so grateful for your support.

Because of you…people are finding recovery and gaining their lives back. 

Please take a moment to watch! 

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