Chicken Town, a nonprofit restaurant, is hoping to provide a more healthful version of fried chicken — a popular after-school snack in the U.K. — to teens in an area of London where childhood obesity rates are well above the national average. Courtesy of Jen Rich/Create London hide caption

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Waiter carriers pass food to passengers on a train stopping in Gordonsville, Va., in this undated photo. After the Civil War, local African-American women found a route to financial freedom by selling their famous fried chicken and other home-made goods track-side. Courtesy of the Town of Gordonsville hide caption

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