Third-graders at the Nettelhorst School in Chicago learn about the importance of a healthy diet and exercise from The Striped Vegetarius, a big furry fellow whose mission is to battle the obesity crisis among urban African American and Hispanic youth. He’s part of the award-winning “Get Fit with Walgreens” program, launched in 2004 by the pharmacy chain in partnership with the Chicago Public Schools and Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality. The newly expanded program is currently being offered at 30 elementary schools in the Chicago area.

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