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being obese is a disability now?

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So, I'm listening to the radio this morning and, apparently, this year at the world cup they'll be adding seats in the disability section to accommodate obese people (who will pay disability prices for those seats). When did being obese become a disability? I understand that some obesity can be attributed to medical problems but, let's be honest, the majority is not. I'm not trying to fat shame anyone, I just don't get it. Why are we not trying to address the actual problem of obesity (since our nation is getting bigger and bigger) and get it under control instead of labeling it a disability? Can this open the doors for more people collecting disability because they're too fat to work? I'm just not understanding.
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by on Mar. 27, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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anewlynn
by on Apr. 28, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Sorry this was not directed at one particular person.  It was directed at all the people who's posts of those people who were bashing.

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