As a 16-year-old, Galia Slayen made a life-size Barbie out of wood, chicken wire, paper-mache and -- of course -- two big balloons as way to deal with her anorexia.
Now, four years later, Slayen is a sophomore at Hamilton College and is using the massive (but freakishly slim) doll she built to start a conversation about eating disorders and body image issues.
Far be it from me to criticize someone looking for relationship advice on Facebook. It happens every day… one of my friend's status updates lets me (and their other 1000 friends) know they’re having second thoughts or troubles in the relationship they’re currently in.
But when a page created as an advertising ploy for a 50 year old toy line starts asking people what they think should be done in a