There’s a good explanation for why those on the receiving end of childhood torment usually end up on top: the geek turns into the CEO, the freak becomes the artist and, in most cases, the fat kid is the life of every party.

However, some things have changed over time: any hipster will tell you that it’s hip to be square, and arty style rebels like Lady Gaga and teen fashion maven Tavi Gevinson have inner freaks reveling the world over. But what about the fat kid?

Well, the fat kid is still being called names, hiding behind billowy clothes, and enduring uncomfortable stares from passersby. And while the country’s new healthy eating initiative is aimed for the better, it’s also spurned a whole new generation of health-conscious adults proudly wielding their disgusted, disapproving stares when they see an obese child on the street

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