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2013-10-29 23:25:15

Race includes 2013 Peachtree Road Race 10K Qualifier and 2K Stroller Roll. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 For the 29th consecutive year, Atlanta-area residents are gearing up for the Kids II Strong Legs Run benefiting Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. The race includes a 10K qualifier for the 2014 Peachtree Road Race, 5K, 2K Fun Run and Stroller Roll and Mascot Trot. With more than 5,000 runners each year, the Kids II Strong Legs Run is one of Atlanta's largest and most popular road...

2010-10-28 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity has become a threatening epidemic in Georgia. Weighing in just below Mississippi, Georgia has the second highest rate of childhood obesity in the United States. Nearly one in three children ages 10 to 17 in Georgia is considered to be overweight or obese (National Survey of Children's Health, 2007), and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is continuing to witness a steady rise in obesity cases at all three of its hospitals. Stephanie...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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