Satire

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Ally Paakola
Satire
English 12 4/1/16
The True Solution
Obese children cause any problems, for their parents, teachers, and fellow youth. They are lazy, unmotivated, and generally pessimistic. 1 in 3 children and adolescence, aged 2-19 are obese, this is triple the rate from a generation ago. The impact these children have on the world is immense. Obese children cause problems at home, in school, and everywhere else they go. They make their parents spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on videogames and televisions and sometimes even motorized scooters in order for them to get around so they don’t have to walk. This causes thousands of Americans per day to go bankrupt, but parents just can’t say not to their kids! The parental aspect of childhood obesity also causes great disturbances at school. Teachers are having to force kids into exercising during gym classes and recess. If these children don’t put in the effort, a letter gets sent home and the parents complain to the school board and the teachers get fired! These schools are also struggling to feed all their students, with the amount each obese kid eats, they are having to bring in 10x the amount of food they used to have too. This is just too much money the schools are wasting. When a healthy child at school sees and obese child, not playing or exercising, and eating as much as they want, the healthy child wants to become just like them. This causes the healthy child to stop participating in gym, stop playing at recess, and protest vegetables at home. This is a serious problem! I have the solution however. In order to rid the world of childhood obesity, we need to superglue all children’s mouths shut. This will stop them from eating and they will be able to start losing weight. Who needs sustenance anyway? This will also stop them from begging for new video games, and allow parents to sell…...

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