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Carry that weight, but live in denial
Orange County Register

Dr. Patricia Riba sees so many overweight and obese children at the clinic she runs that she begins to lose perspective about what a healthy kid is supposed to look like. “If I just eyeball a kid, I’m so used to seeing children who are overweight and obese, I can’t even tell anymore, because I see this so much,” says Riba, who sees families at the HOPE Clinic, based at the Newport-Mesa Unified School District headquarters.