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In Mauritania, large women are more desireable.
A New Concept of Beauty
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Fashion magazines in the U.S. clearly show that being thin is “in” in America. But in some parts of the world, fat is considered beautiful. Those extra pounds are a sign of wealth and social status. So much so, that in the African country of Mauritania, girls have been force fed to the point of obesity. But that’s started to change. Being fat is going out of fashion. Lisa Bryant reports.
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