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Fat, Fatter and Fattest

Roughly 70 percent of Mexico’s population is overweight and the country’s childhood obesity has tripled over the last decade. As a result, Mexico has edged the United States and New Zealand as the world’s fattest nation.

 

She Got Paid to Eat

Donna Simpson once catered to chubby chasers. She appeared in online “fat fetish” web camsites, attracting thousands of subscribers who paid $14 a month to watch videos of her eating or modeling in a bikini. Her fans sent her tons of food to gorge — so much so that her weight mushroomed to 600 pounds. Now, Donna’s desperately trying to lose weight to lead a normal life for the sake of herself and her children. Vice catches up with her in Akron, Ohio.

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