'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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Born round: Bruni's childhood, he said, lives in his mind as a succession of memories of favorite foods, and favorite parts of favorite foods. Here he is pictured at age 6. "I could just eat and eat and eat, and by the time I was 8, I was enough overweight that people were teasing me," he said. "My initials, F.B., stood for Fat Boy." (Courtesy Frank Bruni)
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