When a Harvard prof and his co-author made the suggestion (here) that obese kids be taken away from their parents, not too many people probably would have guessed his suggestion would actually come to fruition.
A Scottish couple are now worried that four of their obese children may be taken away after alleged warnings to help their kids trim down have apparently failed.
The children are aged one to 11. The parents are obese and have three older children who are also heavy. For the past two years, the family has lived in government housing and had their eating habits scrutinized.
Last week, officials in Dundee told the family their four youngest children could be taken into foster care or adopted with no future contact. A government spokesman said they would act in the children's best interests.
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