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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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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
DAZZLEDOG 8/3/2018 7:39:05 AM
Thank you Arthur, I hope that I have one half the guts as you to over come my obstacles to work out !!! Report
KHALIA2 7/29/2018 5:30:15 PM
Great job, Arthur! Report
JUDYAMK 7/10/2018 8:02:59 PM
Oh my stars what an incredible man & the trainer that believed in him !! This is one of the best videos for motivation
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I-AM-TITANIUM 6/9/2018 10:09:24 PM
I cry every time I watch this .. being alone in this journey sucks! Report
I-AM-TITANIUM 6/9/2018 10:08:32 PM
I cry every time I watch this .. being alone in this journey sucks! Report
KHALIA2 6/5/2018 10:42:39 AM
Thank God for the yoga instructor and that you never gave up! Report