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    Updated on Aug 19, 2020. Posted on Oct 28, 2013

    26 Moments When Jerri Blank Inspired Us To Be Better People

    I owe my love of pizza and tub time to Strangers with Candy and Amy Sedaris.

    1. The time she was brave enough to ask for what she wanted:

    2. When she gave this inspiring speech:

    3. When she put her own needs first:

    4. When she tried out for the cheerleading squad:

    5. The time she fearlessly taught us about sex:

    6. When she strongly declared her body confidence:

    7. When she let us learn from her mistakes:

    8. When she encouraged others to compliment her:

    9. The time she courageously ignored a caution sign and took a chance with her life:

    10. When she shared her secret to dieting:

    11. When she stared without shame at what she wanted:

    12. When she came up with her own business plan:

    13. When she had something to say:

    14. When she offered polite medical advice to Mr. Jellineck:

    15. When she danced like no one was watching, even though someone kinda was:

    16. When she took a break from her hunger strike for fudge:

    17. When she was willing to learn about new cultures:

    18. When she enthusiastically declared herself a foodie:

    19. This time:

    20. This:

    21. And this time:

    22. When she made friends by giving out free sterroids:

    23. The time she took a stand for sexual freedom:

    24. And that other time she took a stand:

    25. When the only color Jerri saw was herself:

    26. And when she learned sign language:

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    Thank you for being a role model, Jerri!

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