Fat Pig

Some marginalization occurs by others against you. Introverting pain makes the marginalization go both ways. They distance from you and you distance from them. Those who must go with little or no clothing because of severe central pain know exactly what this means. This article honors the tolerance advocated in Neil LaBute’s insightful new play, “Fat Pig” (see below). Severe pain is the most marginalizing event in the world. Pain makes a person all body, more so than being obese. The escape from discrimination involves art as much as medicine.

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