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Michelle Obama Visits New York High School & Announces Funding to Fight Childhood Obesity!

Michelle Obama Visits New York High School & Announces Funding to Fight Childhood Obesity!

Michelle Obama hits the stage to give a speech at the Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School on Thursday (February 5) in New York City.

The 51-year-old First Lady announced a $500 million donation to expand efforts to end childhood obesity from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which is pushing educators and families to serve healthier food and organize more exercise.

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“Together, we started a national conversation on this issue and we’re seeing changes at every level from individual schools to families to the halls of Congress,” Michelle expressed, adding that average obesity rates have stopped rising, or even dropped among the youngest children (via CBS New York).

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