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The obesity gap: Poor children gain weight in ND while wealthier peers shed pounds

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GRAND FORKS — When he started at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks 26 years ago, Chief Medical Executive Dr. Eric Lunn said obese children were very rare.

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“In 1987, it just wasn’t a big deal in children,” he said. “Now, it’s not uncommon.”

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter with a focus on northwest Minnesota for the Grand Forks Herald. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @brandijewett
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