A Texas family that attracted national attention — and controversy — for letting its overweight 12-year-old daughter undergo liposuction has gone one step further.
Brooke Bates, 13, has gotten a gastric lap band surgically placed around her stomach to shrink it and reduce the amount she can eat.
Brooke has lost 15 pounds since the lap-band procedure and hopes to lose 50 more. She told "Good Morning America" today she feels "wonderful."
Brooke said she has always struggled with her...Full Story