Is This Family Too Fat to Work?

The Chawners seem like any other family of four. They enjoy watching soap operas in the evening, and daughter Emma,19, and her father like cooking the odd meal now and then. But typical they are not: With a combined weight of 1,160 pounds, they are all considered extremely obese, with myriad related health problems. The family, from Lancashire, England, has also been the focus of heavy criticism, as they live exclusively on $26,000 of yearly, tax-free medical benefits. In an interview with...Full Story
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