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House Proceeding on Feb 24th, 2010 :: 0:16:55 to 0:18:10
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Lois Capps

0:16:53 to 0:17:14( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: d i'm proud to recognize them?? and their contributions to louisiana's culture and history. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what ppose does the gentlelady from california rise? >> permission to address the house for one minute. revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlelady is recognized. mrs. capps: mr. speaker, i take this opportunity to acknonl national eating disorders awareness week. millions of americans struggle

Lois Capps

0:16:55 to 0:18:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

0:17:15 to 0:17:36( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: with an eating disorder. we must do more to increase publicnjq9? awareness about diagnosis, prevention, and? .j%$7 9?4x ?i?? treatment. one critical step we can take is to promote positive body 4zj u9? as we all know the media has a significant influence on girls and younggx women's perception of the ideal body size and shape.

Lois Capps

0:17:37 to 0:17:57( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: 60 of girls say they compare their bodies to fashion models. a staggering 90% say they feel pressured to be thin from the fashion industry. just as we witnessed with cigarette advertisements tarring thed atyoung women, fashion advertising often portrays a twisted ideal of beauty.

Lois Capps

0:17:58 to 0:18:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: i urge my colleagues to take this opportunity during national eating disorders awareness week to work together to promote positive body images to the girls and women in your lives and in your congressional district. our support on this issue is

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