Letters: Participate in National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Sep 2, 2013 Full story: El Paso Times

As America wrangles daunting issues, no challenge is more urgent than protecting the health and well-being of our children now, and as they grow.

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Leroy Williams

El Paso, TX

#1 Sep 3, 2013
We do need to help on this issue. There's a lot of fatties out there and I don't mean blunts. We need to regulate food and mandate treatment for those who are overweight. We don't need some fancy test, either. Just have someone step on the scale and notice how big their buns are. If they are ginormous, they need to be in the program.
Ratmaster

Oceanside, CA

#2 Sep 3, 2013
Leroy Williams wrote:
We do need to help on this issue. There's a lot of fatties out there and I don't mean blunts. We need to regulate food and mandate treatment for those who are overweight. We don't need some fancy test, either. Just have someone step on the scale and notice how big their buns are. If they are ginormous, they need to be in the program.
I agree, especially if you are less than four feet tall and let you mother mow lawns while you sit in the car and eat potato chips all day. Losing weight might make some people less angry and vile. You can also look younger.
Leroy Williams

El Paso, TX

#3 Sep 3, 2013
Ratmaster wrote:
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I agree, especially if you are less than four feet tall and let you mother mow lawns while you sit in the car and eat potato chips all day. Losing weight might make some people less angry and vile. You can also look younger.
What up, dog? Or should I say, que pasa, mang? I haven't seen you around too much lately. I'll be out shooting pool tonight if you want to join.

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