Mick Cornett

How an obese town lost a million pounds

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TEDMED 2013
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Oklahoma City is a midsized town that had a big problem: It was among the most obese towns in America. Mayor Mick Cornett realized that, to make his city a great place to work and live, it had to become healthier too. In this charming talk, he walks us through the interlocking changes that helped OKC drop a collective million pounds (450,000 kilos).

Mick Cornett
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Mick Cornett is mayor of Oklahoma City, OK.  Full bio.

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