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Students, Parents Sound Off On School Lunch Changes

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Some students are sounding off about First Lady Michelle Obama's push for smaller lunch portions at school. It's part of her anti-obesity initiative.

But some of the kids say they're hungry, many of them taking to social media to express their frustration.

On "Good Day Philadelphia" Monday morning, we took a look at some of the tweets students are posting.

"All we get for lunch today. Thank you Michelle Obama," said one photo post.

Another student simply tweeted thanks with a picture of what looks like a ham and cheese wrap – with one slice of cheese and one piece of lunch meat.

A parent joined in on the conversation sharing a picture with a caption that reads: "My school lunch while eating with my daughter. My only other choice was a scoop of salad. This is sad!"

A group of high school kids went as far as to make a video to show just how hungry they are. This song, titled "We Are Hungry," has over a million hits on YouTube. It's a play on "We Are Young" by the music group Fun.

Watch the video above to hear the discussion from "Good Day Philadelphia" on Monday morning, and share your thoughts on our Facebook page or the comments below.

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