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Life And Love After Being 'The Fattest Man In The World'05:28
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In the western Massachusetts town of Orange, a man from England is counting the days before he gets a surgery that will greatly improve his life.

But it may or may not happen before he has to leave the country.

How he got to western Massachusetts is a story of abuse, celebrity and Skype. New England Public Radio's Jill Kaufman has our story.

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  • Jill Kaufman, senior reporter for New England Public Radio. She tweets @JillK885NEPR.

This segment aired on April 7, 2015.

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