Caitlin Van Zandt to Guest Speak on Behalf of Obesity Awareness

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Caitlin Van Zandt wil sever as special guest speaker for The Walk on the Capitol's National obesity awareness event in Washington, DC later this month.

The Walk from Obesity - Walk on the Capitol is a history-making awareness event that will gather thousands of individuals impacted by obesity to bring attention to the obesity epidemic and the need for expanded efforts in prevention and treatment.

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"I decided to make a big change, because I wanted to avoid potential health problems that could arise from this condition," the Guiding Light star said of her recent weight loss. "My goal is to become healthy and happy. By participating in this event, I want to help others understand the physical and emotional impact of this disease and to give people hope that their lives do not need to be compromised by obesity,."

The Walk on the Capitol will take place on the National Mall in Washington, DC, at 6:30 pm on June 17. For more information, visit

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