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Coalition wants to make sure every child gets a half-pint of milk

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June is National Dairy Month and the United Way Community Impact Coalition wants to boost awareness of the nutritional value that milk can provide in a young child's diet.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that nutritional deprivation, specifically during a child's developing years, results in impaired physical growth, brain development and cognitive functioning; long-term emotional and health problems; and increased need for special education.

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