Body Image Norms: Miami
By Steve Portigal at 11:47 am, Monday July 07 2008

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Miami Beach, June 2008

Mannequins reflect a regionally-specific body image norm. An unscientific observation of locals suggested that this norm is at least partly accurate.

Previously: body self-image around the world

See more of my Miami pics here.

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