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Kid-Fit tackles childhood obesity in Chicagoland schools

by Lauren Cook
March 14, 2013


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Throughout the thirty minute program, students will stretch, play and develop healthy habits.

It's no secret that childhood obesity is an epidemic in this country, but there's one Chicagoan who refuses to take the problem lying down.

Through her Kid-Fit program, Lanette Wolford teaches kids why it's important to get moving and start living healthy lives.