An eight-year-old Colombian girl, whose ideal weight is 24kg but weighs 90kg, waits for a medical check-up in Medellin, Colombia. Photo: AFP An eight-year-old Colombian girl, whose ideal weight is 24kg but weighs 90kg, waits for a medical check-up in Medellin, Colombia. Photo: AFP
An eight-year-old Colombian girl, whose ideal weight is 24kg but weighs 90kg, waits for a medical check-up in Medellin, Colombia. Photo: AFP

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An eight-year-old Colombian girl, whose ideal weight is 24kg but weighs 90kg, waits for a medical check-up in Medellin, Colombia. Photo: AFP An eight-year-old Colombian girl, whose ideal weight is 24kg but weighs 90kg, waits for a medical check-up in Medellin, Colombia. Photo: AFP
An eight-year-old Colombian girl, whose ideal weight is 24kg but weighs 90kg, waits for a medical check-up in Medellin, Colombia. Photo: AFP
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