Large Bodies 1 - Representation Matters

Christmas Stock Photo: Plus Size Teacher in Santa Hat

An American woman of Irish descent stands outside on a cold December day. She has very pale skin and black hair. She's wearing a black quilted coat, a red and black plaid scarf, a silver pin in the shape of her family crest, and a red and white Santa hat. She's looking at the camera and smiling. In this close-up shot, only her shoulders, face and head are visible.

This woman is a teacher, and has been teaching for five years. She wears plus size clothing, ranging from size 24 to 26. Her ethnic heritage also includes German and English.

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