Rosa Villar, a 15-year-old student living in Los Angeles
Rosa Villar, a 15-year-old student living in Los Angeles (where fast food is served in schools) recognizes the damaging health effects of eating a diet of only fast food said, and asked, "If schools are responsible for teaching kids to say no to drugs, tobacco, and alcohol, then why don't they tell kids to say no to fast food?"
Source: Christine Ahn, "Breaking Ground: The Community Food Security Movement," Backgrounder, Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy, Winter 2004, Vol. 10, No. 1.