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A woman prepares to go in front of judges at a casting call for a reality television program during which overweight or obese contestants hope to lose weight by dancing, in New York December 18, 2009. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A woman prepares to go in front of judges at a casting call for a reality television program during which overweight or obese contestants hope to lose weight by dancing, in New York December 18, 2009. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A woman prepares to go in front of judges at a casting call for a reality television program during which overweight or obese contestants hope to lose weight by dancing, in New York December 18, 2009. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly
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A regular sized wheelchair (L) is pictured alongside an oversized one in the children's and women's maternity ward at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, April 26, 2012. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

A regular sized wheelchair (L) is pictured alongside an oversized one in the children's and women's maternity ward at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, April 26, 2012. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

A regular sized wheelchair (L) is pictured alongside an oversized one in the children's and women's maternity ward at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, April 26, 2012. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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