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140 Pounds Lighter, Disabled War Veteran Becomes a Runner

Think you're having a tough time sticking with your healthy habits? Imagine how Arthur felt: The war veteran was 140 pounds overweight and dealing with physical disabilities when he decided to become a runner.
Arthur's transformation is inspiring and impressive, but he didn't get there overnight. Find out how others have achieved success against all odds. Read our best success stories and get motivated now. 
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LOUN0318 10/22/2019 2:02:29 PM
You are an inspiration! Thank you for sharing your story. Report
MJ7DM33 8/2/2019 11:46:23 AM
Fantastic Arthur! I watch this on a regular basis! Thanks so much for sharing! Report
KHALIA2 7/25/2019 12:15:06 PM
AWESOME! Report
SOAPIT 7/12/2019 12:10:06 PM
Wow, I had no idea how much I needed to see this today. Bless you and congratulations on your success to "fix YOU". You have certainly inspired me today....... Report
KHALIA2 5/27/2019 11:44:00 AM
So glad you didn't give up! Report
SINGBHAPPY2D 3/6/2019 12:07:45 AM
Oh my goodness this is just awesome!!! Im so happy for you!!Blessing!! That inspires me!!Thanks for sharing!! Report
MARLEYMAE4 2/6/2019 5:42:19 PM
Very inspiring! Report
NEBRASKANNIE 2/6/2019 1:04:49 PM
I really needed to hear this today. Someday I want to get out of my wheelchair, too, and I'm still alive even though 50 years ago they said I wouldn't live another year, and they've said it every year since. Believe in yourself! Report
DEERLADY45 2/6/2019 8:08:34 AM
you are amazing Arthur! You give me hope every time I watch this Report
SPINACHROCKS1 1/26/2019 11:47:16 AM
And P.S. Arthur. Thank you for your service and sacrifice! Report
SPINACHROCKS1 1/26/2019 11:05:17 AM
Perfect back-drop music for your video! "Tears"...that's what I had watching your video! How touching and remarkable. Sometimes all we need is someone to believe in us. Big high 5 to your Yoga instructor. He saw you needed help and it appears he DID come up with a plan! You have succeeded! Inspiring isn't even a word that covers your hard work, discipline, and courageous heart. So very happy for you! I am sure you're a new man in so many respects mentally, physically and emotionally! AWESOME! AWESOME! AWESOME! Report
KHALIA2 12/31/2018 11:18:40 AM
Congrats, Arthur! Well done! Report
CHRIS3874 11/18/2018 9:29:59 PM
incredible Report
MSPALMR1123 9/18/2018 3:15:34 PM
AWESOME!!! Report
MOMWANTSNOWAIST 9/9/2018 4:05:43 PM
Arthur ~you are AWESOME and so is DDP who believed in you and helped you to believe in yourself,too!! Report