Anorexic teen: ‘I was two weeks from death’

KYLE CARTER ... highlighting the fact that anorexia doesn't just affect girls. Inset, he weighed less than 6st.

KYLE CARTER ... highlighting the fact that anorexia doesn't just affect girls. Inset, he weighed less than 6st.

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A BRAVE teenager who was just two weeks from death during a devastating battle with an eating disorder has spoken the first time of his long struggle back to health.

Kyle Carter, now 17, hopes that by telling his story he will help raise the profile of anorexia among boys – as the condition is almost exclusively associated with teenage girls.

Kyle Carter has overcome his battle with anorexia
Kyle Carter has overcome his battle with anorexia

During his four-year ordeal he spent more than 12 months at a specialist hospital in Scotland, was sectioned under the Mental Health Act and force-fed.

 

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