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Karina Luna, 11, (left) and Santos Chalas, 12, and other students mobbed the vending machine yesterday at Mildred Avenue Middle School in Mattapan, which offers only healthy snacks.

A sweet tooth is tough to pull

Even when schools ban candy machines, pupils indulge

By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / February 15, 2006

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The 12- and 13-year-olds dug candies out of their pockets and backpacks, devouring them as appetizers, desserts, or substitutes for lunch in the Boston middle school cafeteria. (Full article: 781 words)

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