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In Baltimore and other segregated cities, the life-expectancy gap between African Americans and whites is as much as 20 years. To Kiarra, the weight sometimes felt like a great burden, and at other times like just another fact of life. She had survived a childhood marred by death, drugs, and violence. But she still struggled with binge eating—so much so that she would eat entire plates of quesadillas or mozzarella sticks in minutes. To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone app. The extra fat seemed to constrict her airways while she slept, and a sleep study had shown that she stopped breathing 40 times an hour.