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Menlo Park youth named to national advisory board on childhood obesity

Original post made on Aug 30, 2010

The crunch of a bag of potato chips and the sizzling fizz of a can of soda constitute a daily symphony for many children who turn to junk food when snack time arises. For Ethan Oro, however, familiar sounds include the chopping of fresh vegetables, the rush of the wind while he runs down the soccer field, and his own voice as he spreads awareness and advice to combat childhood obesity.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Steve, a resident of another community
on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:18 am

Great article and great lead in. The allure of the crunch and the fizz is addictive, so best to start kids off right. Great work Ethan and nice coverage Hannah


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