Amber Harkin was just 14 when she began struggling with body issues.
Her weight plunged and doctors told her parents she was “beyond recovery”.
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“Pole dancing means everything to me”
But she was saved when she saw a Facebook advert for pole dancing lessons.
She is now recovering from anorexia and is pole dancing in shows.
Amber, 26, from Londonderry, said: “Pole dancing means everything to me – I really believe that without it I wouldn’t be alive.
“My body has changed and it’s taught me to challenge myself to keep getting better.”
She added: “My dream is to become a professional pole dancer.”
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