Why Emma Chota Is My Hero

Thank you Ciara Bravo for portraying Emma so well and giving me and many others a voice that we never will. You used entertainment to show a beautifully authentic look at what it means to battle Anorexia. I cannot help but cry when I hear the declarations and struggles of this character because I know they are ones

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The Homefront’s Lament

No, I had wanted to be strong. I wasn’t going to cry and beg him to stay. I thought he’d never see battle, no blood, not even a scratch. And I’d let him go and think he was a hero. But he’ll be back by Christmas and tell embellished war stories until the day he dies.