Critical mass crisis: child obesity
MARION, S.C. -- Like a lot of cities across America, this one is hurting. The unemployment rate has reached 12.5 percent -- that's right, every eighth person is jobless -- and more than a quarter of the folks here reside south of the poverty line.
And like many kids in many cities across America, the children of Marion are getting larger. And larger.
There's a childhood obesity crisis in the country, virtually any expert will tell you, and there is no shortage of reasons: increasingly ...
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