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From Bianca, child's age 15

Hi. I'm writing about my middle daughter, Sarah. She is a competitive swimmer and could be quite good, except for the fact that she has weight issues and is in an event (sprinting) which requires a body that is very light. As a former swimmer myself I try to stress to her the importance that she lose atleast twenty pounds, but she just shrugs it off and calls me 'old school'. She is 5'11 and 180 pounds. Her coaches and I know that she could be state champion caliber if she would just take off the weight. This frustrates me so much...any advice would be greatly appreciated.