Date of Award

Fall 12-2015

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Creative Writing



Major Professor

Erik Hansen

Second Advisor

Henry Griffin

Third Advisor

Kevin Graves


After spending a decade losing weight following a traumatic high school experience, Mark has a great life with a beautiful girlfriend, good job which he's passionate about, and a wonderful group of friends. Everything changes when his high school bully reenters his life and shakes his confidence to the point of developing a severe case of body dysmorphia at a time when it's crucial he's confident, as he promised to do a private dance for his girlfriend.


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