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Losing Weight Saved Our Lives!

Shedding weight helped these 8 inspiring individuals bounce back from the brink of obesity and disease

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Losing Weight Saved Our Lives! // Bryan Ganey c Courtesy of Bryan Ganey

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He Could Barely Walk to the Mailbox

A steady diet of junk food had caused Bryan Ganey’s weight to top out at a whopping 577 pounds. “I had given up completely,” he says. “I figured I would be that heavy for the rest of my life.” Then in 2010 Bryan got a wake-up call in the form of a pulmonary embolism that put him in the hospital. At this point he realized that it was time to lose weight—or risk losing his life.

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