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The NFL May Get A Lot Of Things Wrong, But A Former Player Is Right In His Epic Rant On Parenting

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was deactivated indefinitely from his team after admitting to repeatedly hitting his 4-year-old son with a "switch" (a small, thin tree branch) and being indicted on child abuse charges as a result. Former Minnesota Vikings player, NFL Hall of Famer, and current sports commentator Cris Carter had one of the clearest, rawest, and most personal reactions thus far.

The NFL May Get A Lot Of Things Wrong, But A Former Player Is Right In His Epic Rant On Parenting
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Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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