Door Closes on Disney's Childhood Obesity Exhibit

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Door Closes on Disney's Childhood Obesity Exhibit
Tue, 03-06-2012 - 8:14am

Walt Disney World was scheduled to open it's new exhibit, targeting childhood obesity, March 5. But heavy criticism has led them to rethink the exhibit .

"The interactive exhibit, Habit Heroes, featured animated fitness superheros Will Power and Callie Stenics and super-sized villains Snacker and Lead Bottom, who eat junk food and watch too much television. Critics said the exhibit reinforces stereotypes that obese children are lazy and have poor eating habits." READ MORE

What do you think-does something like this help or do more harm to overweight children?

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