Short stories tagged with Body Shaming

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An overweight teenage girl stumbles upon a mermaid and thinks her dreams of taking mermaid lessons have come true. But when her hypercritical mother takes her mermaid tail away, the girl has to decide whether to accept her restrictive life, or try something new.

An effective fat-burninng pill with high odds of mortality is invented, and it makes obesity a rarity, and a crime.