West Point Grad Battles Eating Disorder

Jenifer Beaudean's bulimia began when she was a third-year cadet at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. The pressure from her family, school and peers to "make the uniform look good," she said, took a toll on her self-image. At a routine weigh-in held to ensure cadets are maintaining the standard height-weight balance, Beaudean came in at a heavier weight and had to be "taped" -- meaning a measuring tape was used to ensure her waist size matched regulations proportional to...Full Story
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