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Disney's New Characters Stir Complaints of Stereotyping

Disney's New Characters Stir Complaints of Stereotyping


Disney's New Characters Stir Complaints of Stereotyping

Teaching children about healthy lifestyle habits without stereotyping heavyset people can be a real challenge for parents. It's proving a challenge for Disney as well. 

As FoxNews.com reports, Disney is reworking its new exhibit on childhood obesity after critics said "the exhibit reinforces stereotypes that obese children are lazy and have poor eating habits." The exhibit, produced in partnersip with Blue Cross and Blue Shield, features bad guys who are called "Snacker" and "Lead Bottom."

Read the full story here.

How do you talk to your kids about healthy lifestyle habits?

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