Friday, May 26, 2006

You might want to skip brunch

And to think, he accumulated this weight without the aid of all-you-can-eat buffets.

If there is a 'face of child obesity', it is six-year-old, 15-stone Dzhambulat Khatokhov. Sheer size has made this boy from a poor Russian family a hero in his home town and an object of fascination in the west ...

Just sitting down in Dzhambulat Khatokhov's house sucks you straight into his empty world. "There is not a single piece of furniture that he has not broken," his mother, Nelya, laments as I perch on a stool barely held together by a quiver of nails.

That's 210 pounds, by the way. And he hasn't even discovered vodka yet.

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