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Jayonni Doy is a quiet 10-year-old with an effervescent smile. Like many children who live in Washington, D.C., she struggles with her weight.

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Article | The problem at first was that the problem was ignored: For almost two decades, young people in the United States got fatter and fatter -- ate more, sat more -- and nobody seemed to notice. Not parents or schools, not medical groups or the government.

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