'Born Round': Food Critic's Weight Battle

NY Times writer Frank Bruni was paid to eat, but lived in fear of food.

'Born Round': Food Critic's Weight Battle

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The story of New York Times food critic Frank Bruni's problematic relationship with eating began early, he writes in his new book, "Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater." Bruni is shown here on his fourth birthday with his grandmother, who used to say, "Born round, you don't die square." "And what the book is ultimately about," said Bruni, "is the question of whether you can actually change yourself and your habits, over the course of my life and my struggle to do so." Watch Frank Bruni on ABC News' "Nightline," Wed. Aug. 19, 2009 (Courtesy Frank Bruni)
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