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How teen fashion magazines became an addiction

Flipping through magazines was more than just a pastime for Sommer Zaman. She deconstructs the notions of beauty and self-esteem in her new play "Seventeen," which opens at the Queer Acts Theatre Festival July 18.

Flipping through magazines was more than just a pastime for Aisha Sommer Zaman. The 18-year-old says it was an addiction and like many addictions, it came with negative consequences.

She deconstructs the notions of beauty and self-esteem in her new play Seventeen, which opens at the Queer Acts Theatre Festival July 18.

Click above or here to listen to her story on CBC's Mainstreet.

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