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  • andrew farley

    Skinny girls are not glamour girls - weight gain ad.

  • Maria Schreiber

    vintage ads selling weight gain- could use for to show how society's views on "beautiful" have changed and how it effects our body image

  • Brittany Roy

    Haha Vintage "Weight Gain" Ads. I'll stick with my "glamorous curves" even though I don't really have a choice!

  • KidsHappen

    Vintage ads encouraging weight gain. I spent my entire youthtrying to gain weight. I have figured out unfortunately, that you have no say where it goes.

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1960s Vibrating Massager. Haha! Five minutes does the job. Give it to her.

Times were innocent...minds were innocent. Bless them.

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