Debbie Alexander checks out her son Jason's baggy-fitting jeans after he returned from a four-month stay at a weight-loss boarding school Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City, Mo. Alexander, nearly 100 pounds lighter, was among 14 students from the Independence, Mo., school district to attend the program, losing 756 pounds among themselves. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Debbie Alexander checks out her son Jason's baggy-fitting jeans after he returned from a four-month stay at a weight-loss boarding school Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City, Mo. Alexander, nearly 100 pounds lighter, was among 14 students from the Independence, Mo., school district to attend the program, losing 756 pounds among themselves. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Debbie Alexander checks out her son Jason's baggy-fitting jeans after he returned from a four-month stay at a weight-loss boarding school Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City, Mo. Alexander, nearly 100 pounds lighter, was among 14 students from the Independence, Mo., school district to attend the program, losing 756 pounds among themselves. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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