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We need more of this......

WI Crippler

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Obese Boy Scouts left out of national gathering - U.S. News

Those applicants whose BMI was greater than 40.0 were not allowed to participate. Jamboree medical staff had to review all applicants in the 32.0-39.9 range, including checking their health history and the recommendation of the individual’s medical provider.
I'm glad the Boy scouts are drawing a line in the sand here. while I am not a huge fan of BMI scales, over 40 is beyond just being husky or big boned. It's fat...and it's about time someone quit tolerating obesity as though it's just a simple lifestyle choice we must all accept...the younger we get kids to adopt healthier lifestyles, the better IMO.
 

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Obese Boy Scouts left out of national gathering - U.S. News



I'm glad the Boy scouts are drawing a line in the sand here. while I am not a huge fan of BMI scales, over 40 is beyond just being husky or big boned. It's fat...and it's about time someone quit tolerating obesity as though it's just a simple lifestyle choice we must all accept...the younger we get kids to adopt healthier lifestyles, the better IMO.
Wow, just wow......
 

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Anyone that gets upset about this needs to grow a pair. They told people YEARS in advance what the requirements would be so anyone who wanted to attend had to start shedding some pounds. How can that be a bad thing?
 
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