Is Fat Contagious?

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iVillage Health Staff on Apr 21, 2008 at 3:51PM

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Is Fat Contagious?

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Is Fat Contagious

Kim Brittingham was tired of the snickers and snarls she received because of her weight. Confused by the empty seat always next to her, Kim decided to play with the minds of her fellow travelers. Designing her own faux book titled Fat is Contagious: How Sitting Next to a Fat Person Can Make You Fat , she succeeded in tricking the naive riders. Brittingham tried to figure out why our society reacts negative towards people who are overweight. In response to Kim's actions, we ask, how would you react? Do you think overweight people face unfair discrimination? Share your thoughts here.

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