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Laura Porter was a high school senior when she developed an eating disorder.
When school resumes, parents in Virginia will get something no other parents in the country will -- information about handling eating disorders.
It's a story many women in the beauty industry have lived to tell: A beauty pageant contestant struggles with an eating disorder and enters a rehabilitation program.
Supporters are calling a new Virginia law a first step in tackling the growing problem of eating disorders.
Carylynn Larson, 33, founded the D.C. nonprofit Rock Recovery to help individuals living with eating disorders after her own disorder left her looking for help that didn't exist.