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'Tanning Mom' Has Given Up The Sun; She's Now Practically Pale

Patricia Krentckil's new look, for In Touch magazine. In Touch hide caption

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Patricia Krentckil's new look, for In Touch magazine.

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The pictures do indeed tell the story.

Patricial Krentcil, the so-called tanning mom who couldn't stop trying to bronze her body and was accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth (Krentcil says she didn't do that) has gone pale.

Patricia Krentcil on May 2 at a court hearing about a charge that she endangered her daughter by taking her into a tanning salon. Krentcil pleaded innocent. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Patricia Krentcil on May 2 at a court hearing about a charge that she endangered her daughter by taking her into a tanning salon. Krentcil pleaded innocent.

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In Touch challenged her to quit, and "after an entire month out of the sun (real and artificial)" she's looking much different in a photo shoot for the magazine.

"I feel weird and pale," she tells In Touch.

She also claims she really has given up her obsession — mostly. In Touch says Krentcil admits she likely will "squeeze a tan in here or there."

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