July 8, 2011 1:21 PM

South Carolina's beauty queen symbol of triumph over obesity

In a state that ranks as one of the most obese in the country, the new Miss South Carolina offers the classic example of how we got into this mess and how we can get out. Since 22-year-old Bree Boyce won her crown Saturday night, the buzz around her weight-loss story has attracted attention from national and international publications.

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