Bodies We Want 2012

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Oksana Masters

Photograph By Martin Schoeller

AGE: 23
WHO SHE IS: Paralympic rower
BODY STATS: 5'8", 125 pounds with prosthetics
THE WAY SHE TELLS IT: Growing up in a very poor orphanage in Ukraine, there wasn't much food. I can go days without eating if I don't think about food. Your mind, to protect itself, learns not to pay attention to that hunger feeling. That's why for me, eating is one of the hardest things.