Obese Child Placed in Foster Care

Ohio third-grader weighing more than 200 pounds was taken from his home.
0:29 | 11/28/11

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An eight year old boy taken from his home in Ohio by social workers because he is morbidly obese. The third grader who weighs more than 200 pounds was removed from his home in Cleveland. And put in Foster care last week the average weight of a child his age is just 57. Pounds. County workers accused the mother of neglect for not doing enough to control her son to wait. The mother's attorney says the county overreached its authority and that the boy is in no imminent danger.

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