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The Thigh Gap

by Ellie Herman

A space between your legs. Wow, what an idea. Obviously being able to see between someone’s legs, all the way up to her crotch, is something to note when you meet a person. If I meet someone like that, I certainly feel that that person is ….. is… what? What does having a thigh gap get you?

Things a thigh gap will not help you achieve:

A career. A diploma. A good reputation. A cool car. A friendship.

People who do not care about your thigh gap:

A loving family. A significant other. A brother. A best friend. A cuddly cat. A potential employer. A person in need.

People who may or may not have had thigh gaps:

Mother Theresa. Helen Keller, Ghandi, Madonna, Ellen, Beyonce, The Virgin Mary, Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, Hillary Clinton...

About this blogger: Ellie M. Herman grew up in Selinsgrove, a small town in central Pennsylvania that boasts about its cows and high school football records. At present, she is attending Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania, and will graduate with a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies in the spring of 2015. She hopes to pursue a career in counseling psychology, perhaps after attending graduate school. Cars and sports are two of her other interests. 


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