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Kid stuff: Colville's Betty Clark was telling her son-in-law that he had better not overeat or he'd wind up fat like her.

Clark's granddaughter, Tara, overheard that. And the little girl couldn't let it pass without comment.

“You're not fat, Grandma,” she said. “You're just old.”

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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