American kids are fat. According to Ken Yeager, President of the Santa Clara Country Board of Supervisors, nearly one in four children in Santa Clara County is overweight or obese. “In certain ethnic populations,” he says, “its one in three.” Obesity has become a national security risk, too: We have supersized a generation of kids to the point that our military is unsure if we’ll have enough soldiers who are fit enough to fight. Even more shocking, parents across the nation are learning that, for the first time in U.S. history, their children are expected to live shorter lives than they did. (excerpt)
Released last month, written/performed by Hannah Georgas, local indie artist from Vancouver. She got a similar sound to Tegan & Sara but less annoying. :) yay! The other songs on her myspace playlist are pretty good too.