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Eating Disorders
A four-part series written by Michael Jacobson.

1st Place in Feature Writing (Weeklies under 3000), Minn. Newspaper Association
3rd Place Best Investigative or In-depth Series (Weeklies under 6000), National Newspaper Assoc.

This series is based on the eating struggles of Paynesville native Heather Henderson who died from complications of anorexia nervosa and bulimia in September 2000.

Part 1:   Fight against eating disorders continues after death

Part 2:  Being sick, but not looking it

Part 3:   Appearance isn't everything

Part 4:  Students have to learn to be themselves

Minute with Mike:
    Friend's eating disorder death comes as shock

  • Heather's eating disorder death taken to Washington, D.C.

  • A response letter from Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Heather's website - Dads and Daughters

  • Methodist Hospital Eating Disorders Institute

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