Words of Wisdom From Others:Mothers bare bellies in support of Alberta woman shamed for stretch marks

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Global News

Watch above: Edmonton and people from around the world have been following the story of an Alberta mother who was mocked for baring her belly in a bikini. Wednesday, mothers across the city gathered to show their support. Kendra Slugoski reports.

EDMONTON — A week after an Edmonton-area mother-of-five was shamed for baring her belly in a bikini at Alberta Beach, mothers from around the world have come together to show their support.

About a dozen mothers gathered at Churchill Square Wednesday afternoon and stripped down to their bikinis in support of Tanis Jex-Blake.

“The support is overwhelming,” said the 33-year-old.

Last Tuesday, Jex-Blake was suntanning at Alberta Beach — her first time doing so in a bikini since having her first child 13 years ago — when she says she was mocked by two men and a woman for showing her less-than-tight tummy.

“All of a sudden I heard, ‘oh my god, look…

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