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Wed January 9, 2013
FItchburg's Winning the Battle of the Bulge
Do you remember back in April when Mayor Menino challenged the city of Boston to collectively lose a million pounds? How's that working out? At last count, we're three quarters of the way through the year, and about one-tenth of the way there. Not so good.
But in Fitchburg, they are quietly winning the battle of the bulge when it comes to childhood obesity, a disease that affects 17% of all kids nationwide.
So what does Fitchburg know that we here in Boston don't? Callie Crossley finds out when she talks to Fitchburg Mayor, Lisa Wong.
GUEST: Fitchburg Mayor, Lisa Wong