Madeline Hill re-counts teenaged modelling experience in Japan

On The Huffington Post, Madeline Hill writes about burning-out at age 15 while working as a model in Japan.

Image Courtesy of Madeline Hill | The Huffington Post

Image Courtesy of Madeline Hill | The Huffington Post

At 15, I was completely and utterly burnout out. Fainting was just the straw that broke the camel's back.

Most 15-year-olds are more concerned with high-school football games and sneaking alcohol from their parents than the measurement of their hips or making it to a shoot on time.

Working as a model in Tokyo, Japan only heightened these concerns. In that summer after my sophomore year of high school, they were the only things that mattered. My job was to sell my physical appearance seven days a week. I was to obey instructions from my agency and obey the requests of the client.

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