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Cory Booker Turns Efforts to Curbing Childhood Obesity

Cory Booker, Newark, New Jersey’s mayor, has his sights on curbing childhood obesity in his city and cities across the U.S. Recently, Booker, the vice-chair of the Partnership for a Healthier America, a bi-partisan group that’s part of Let’s Move! was recently on MSNBC talking about how childhood obesity is “undermining the lives of” children, the need to address food deserts and create urban gardens in inner cities. Watch his interview here

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