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When the chubby kid comes home from school crying because the other kids made fun of him, it’s horrible, and pure proof that we learn about the “evils” and shame of being overweight at a very young age, both on the doling it out side, and on the receiving end.

“Decades ago, researchers found that weight-based bias, which is often accompanied by overt discrimination and bullying, can date back to childhood, sometimes as early as age 3.”

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