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May 23, 2007

A Mom's Take On Childhood Obesity

A MOM'S TAKE ON CHILDHOOD OBESITY

On Monday, Dick Gordon talked to Shaun Goode, who is 9, and his grandmother, Deborah. Shaun is obese and is now trying to become healthier. 

Today, Dick talks to Daphne Logue. Daphne's child, Sarah Peters-Logue, is 6 years old. Daphne knew her daughter was becoming obese, but her family doctor said that Sarah would "grow into it." In desperation, Daphne rejected her doctor's advice, and eventually had to face the fact that the problem was not her child, but herself.

 

YOUR STORY - DAVE IGNATIUS NORRIS

Sometimes curiosity can lead you to the strangest places.  That's what happened to David Ignatius Norris when he got curious about the uncle he was named after. 

Dave knew his middle name, Ignatius, came from his mother's brother. Uncle Dave had served on a submarine during World War II. That submarine was presumed lost.

Dave was determined to learn more, and he did. He joins Dick to talk about life, loss, and solving the mystery of his middle name. 

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