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Former Miss America 2008, Kirsten Haglund, spoke to supporters gathered at the Missouri Capitol building in Jefferson City on Thursday. An eating disorder survivor, she travels the country speaking about eating disorder awareness and the need for insurance reform to get better coverage for the treatment of such disorders.

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The same day eating disorder advocates visited the Missouri Capitol to lobby legislators, a bill passed the Senate floor that would require a study to identify the costs associated with eating disorder insurance reform.

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