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Childhood obesity


The fight against childhood obesity gets strong support from the First Lady today in Washington.

Michelle Obama joined cabinet members and others as they released a government panel's findings on obesity in youngsters.

One in three children is obese, which could lead to health challenges in later life.

And those numbers are even higher among the African-American and Hispanic populations.

The First Lady wants to get everyone involved in the fight.

"We are calling on mayors and governors and parents and educators and business owners and health care providers.  Anyone who has a stake in giving our children the healthy, happy future that we all know they deserve," says First Lady Michelle Obama.

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