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DAD LOSES ALMOST 300 LBS FOR HIS DAUGHTER

DAD LOSES ALMOST 300 LBS FOR HIS DAUGHTER

(Photo courtesy of Darren Williams Family)                           

With a family history of obesity, Darren Williams always struggled with his weight, tipping the scales at 452lb at his heaviest.

But the 35-year-old, from Muscatine, Iowa, has shed almost three-quarters of his body weight over the past three years thanks to a simple healthy eating and exercise regime.The father-of-one, who was once dependent on medication to reduce his high blood pressure, now runs six to seven miles each day.

In a new interview he explained how it was his daughter, Hanna, inspired him to change his lifestyle.

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'Food provided me with happiness, allowing me to forget about the other troubles I was facing with my weight. I continued to add 10-20lb a year and reached my peak at 452lb at the age of 32. 'It was April 2008 and I was scared to death that my daughter would grow up without her father. She was three years old at the the time. My family deserved better and so did I.' (more)

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