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Meet Linda
With her weight-loss challenge, Linda Fondren has helped residents of her town lose nearly 15,000 pounds. English Video | En español Video | Extra Video | Tribute Video
The story behind the Hero
When Mary Washington died in 2006 at the age of 54, she carried 260 pounds on her 4-foot-11-inch frame. Full story
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Want to get involved? Check out the Shape Up Vicksburg website and see how to help. Get involved | Support the cause
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