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Four years ago, Doug Siverly was getting ready to walk in his son's wedding. At 327 pounds, he could barely make it across the store's parking lot to look at tuxes without huffing and puffing, and when he did settle on one, getting it altered was quite the process—or in his … [Read more...] about How One App and a Pair Of Dumbbells Helped This Former Smoker Shed 153 Pounds
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