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Girl, 6, gives frank talk about being fat

Apr 3, 2011 11:33:58 PM- chicagotribune.com
Kindergartner's book aims to educate other kids about obesity, bullying

Children began teasing LaNiyah Bailey about her weight two years ago when she was in prekindergarten. She told me they called her "fatty-pants" and "big, fat elephant girl." Some kids said LaNiyah's distended abdomen looked like she was carrying a baby. One adult, a former day care provider, even called her "fatso."

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