Adato, Allison; Lang, Anne; Atlas, Darla
November 2006
People;11/13/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 20, p131
The article profiles Brooke Bates, who had liposuction at age 12. Bates was diagnosed as morbidly obese by the time she turned 11. Her parents attempted to help her lose weight throughout her childhood, but Bates continued to gain. Bates's parents finally found a plastic surgeon who would operate on her, making her the youngest liposuction patient on record. INSET: BROOKE'S DOCTOR EXPLAINS.


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