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Back in the late 80's I used to watch "Head of the Class", in some part because it had one of the few visibly fat younger actors I'd seen: Dan Schneider

I seem to recall that he slimmed down some in later seasons, and it looks like since then he's worked more in writing and producing than acting. But it was still the first time that I'd seen a (at least somewhat) fat regular character who wasn't 'parent age.' Really I'd not call him more than chubby, but by Hollywood standards that was certainly 'fat.'
 

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NPR podcast with Nicole Byer on her new book about how to love yourself!

 

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I got two words for ya: Grandma Shark! (30 seconds in)

I have to give thanks to my 1 1/2 year old grandson for helping me find my new favorite toddler video!

As I said, I watch this with my grandson quite a bit. I noticed that Jacinta (Grandma Shark) moves so much more fluidly that the others. I've got my grandson watching a ton of Bounce Patrol (is there a pun intended there?) videos!
 

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By chance when checking out an old disco song from the 1970s and seeing a video for the first time, i discovered that Shirley Goodman was a BBW.
Shame, Shame, Shame by Shirley & Company:


And then when reading about all this on Wikipedia, i learned that Shirley was the same Shirley of Shirley & Lee, who had a 1960s hit with Let The Good Times Roll. While this is a later redo video, i expect those here will appreciate it more as Shirley’s a BBW and Lee is a BHM:
 

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