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YouTuber Shane Dawson Tackles Eating Disorders in Emotional Video With Eugenia Cooney

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With over 22 million YouTube subscribers, Shane Dawson is considered one of the most influential social media personalities on the internet today. So when the 31-year-old began his latest video with a warning, it immediately made headlines.

"The following contains discussions of eating disorders which may be triggering to viewers," the opening message reads. What follows is an hour-long documentary featuring fellow YouTuber Eugenia Cooney, who recently underwent treatment for anorexia. 

Here’s what you need to know about the powerful video and why Shane encouraged Eugenia to tell her story.