Kathryn Lindsay
Updated April 04, 2016

Normally, it’s a pretty good idea to do all of your homework, but in the case of this 8th grader from Indiana, we’ll make an exception. This student was asked to calculate her BMI for class, but she refused, instead firing back with a powerful essay about body image and acceptance that’s been going viral.

While we don’t know the name of the awesome girl who wrote it, Self reports that the letter was posted online by a family friend. We can’t stop reading it.

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