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Still time to tackle a weighty issue

    Denise Martin of Vancouver had an excellent letter in The Oregonian’s June 13 edition.

    She described how much she and her family enjoyed watching the Grand Floral Parade during this year’s Portland Rose Festival, but how dismayed she was by something she couldn’t help noticing.

    “Too many of the kids twirling, cheering and trumpeting their way down our streets were carrying way more weight than is healthy,” she wrote, “and so were their adult counterparts.”

     — Excerpt from The Oregonian Editorial, June 23, 2007


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