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From the Kent State Connects Blog

Posted Oct. 8, 2012
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The Kent State Connects blog is written by Kent State
University faculty and staff for their colleagues. 

Bob Burford, marketing/external relations coordinator with University Communications and Marketing, and weekend announcer at WKSU, continues sharing experiences from his weight loss journey. In his third post on the Kent State Connects blog, Burford writes:

Getting My Mind Right
“Obesity is all over the news these days.  It seems like every week there’s a new study issued, modified dietary guidelines are put forth and more dire statistics are released. As I write this, a new report indicates that half of Americans may be obese by 2030. How can you blame people for getting obesity fatigue?”

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Effie Tsengas, communications and marketing director for the College of the Arts, writes about the effects of live music:

Live Music Feeds the Soul
“Recently, while visiting my dad at Menorah Park, a rehabilitation facility in Beachwood, he and I were treated to a performance by the Hillcrest Concert Band. As we sat and listened to the 50-some volunteer musicians, I was so thankful and appreciative and amazed at the talents these people shared with the residents.  I was so moved that I shed a few tears.”

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