Where to watch Fox 2 News during the US Open and World Cup soccer

Woman to hand out obesity letters, not candy, to overweight kids on Halloween

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(STLMoms) - On Halloween night, some will get treats while others will get a letter.

One woman living in Fargo, North Dakota says she's tackling childhood obesity this Halloween.  The kids who are overweight will be handed a letter about being obese and no candy.

She says she does not want to contribute to the problem of overweight kids.  Psychologist warn a letter given out publicly in front of peers is more likely to hurt the child than help.