New Website Allows Users To See Bodies That Share Your Height And Weight

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My Body Gallery is just like it sounds — a searchable database of (mostly anonymous) photographs of women, tagged with their self-described height, weight, body shape, and dress sizes. "A recent study found that 95% of non-eating disordered women overestimate the size of their hips by 16% and their waists by 25%, yet the same women were able to correctly estimate the width of a box," explain the founders. "In a world full of images of how we 'should' look it can get difficult to tell how we DO look."

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I actually do spend a large portion of the day wondering, "Do I look like her?" and "Am I that big?"