Obesity has been skyrocketing out of control in America, with kids especially hard hit. It’s doubled among children, and tripled among adolescents in the last 30 years.
Yesterday, more than 200 people on the front lines against the fight against the problem in Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties gathered for a forum to look at local approaches to dealing with the issue.
Among those on hand to speak was an inspring local teen who shared her personal battle with weight with America through a television show.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story.
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