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Rethinking obesity

Many students at The Dalles High School eat their lunch in the hall because the cafeteria is too small.

Justin Brimer
Many students at The Dalles High School eat their lunch in the hall because the cafeteria is too small.



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The Dalles High School senior Kevin Rios eats an orange during lunch at the school. Unlike most students at TDHS Rios says he eats at the cafeteria "pretty much everyday." With 800 students at the high school, the cafeteria serves 160 to 170 meals each day.

Educators, community leaders and health care providers say Wasco County children are suffering from an “epidemic” of being overweight and obese...

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