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In a July 11, 2011 photo, Stormy Bradley, left, and her daughter Maya, 14, are seen, in Atlanta. Maya is part of an anti-obesity ad campaign in Georgia. A provocative article in a prominent medical journal argues that parents of extremely obese children should lose custody because they can't control their kids' weight in the most extreme cases. Bradley's daughter isn't at risk, but Bradley sympathizes with parents struggling to control their kids' weight. (AP Photo/Erik S. Lesser)

Should parents lose custody of super obese kids?

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Should parents of extremely obese children lose custody for not controlling their kids' weight? A provocative commentary in one of the nation's most distinguished medical journals argues yes, and its authors are joining a quiet chorus of advocates who say the government should be allowed to intervene in extreme cases.

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