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200 pound 3rd grader removed from the home…did the government over reach?

A child in 3rd grade is eight years old. A Cleveland 3rd grader has been removed from his home because of his obesity. He weighed 200 which is more than double the size of a typical 8 year old. He is the first child to be removed from his home in Ohio for a weight related issue. His mother’s lawyer is saying this is a case of government over reach. Read the linked article and tell me what you think.

http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/27/9050071-ohio-puts-200-pound-third-grader-in-foster-care