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Category Archive: Letters

Aug 31

President Proclaims September 2011 as “National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month”

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

Presidential Proclamation National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Since the 1970s, the rate of childhood obesity in our country has tripled, and today a third of American children are overweight or obese. This dramatic rise threatens to have far-reaching, long-term effects on our children's …

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Mar 24

Letter From The White House First Lady Michelle Obama

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Feb 07

Letter From Allison Hutto, Miss Atlanta 2006 and CHOICES Spokesperson

I am very excited about being chosen as the spokesperson for CHOICES for three reasons!  First, I was an overweight child. At the age of 16, I went for a sport's physical at my physician's office.  I was told that I had high cholesterol and was overweight. The doctor put me on a special diet …

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