Picks and Pans Review: Ruby

updated 11/17/2008 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 11/17/2008 AT 01:00 AM EST

Style, Nov. 9, 8 p.m. ET |

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At 477 lbs., Ruby Gettinger is morbidly obese, with complications including diabetes, but she's trying to fight her way to a healthy weight. The lifestyle remake she attempts on this show is arduous, yet she's sweetly gracious company, with a Savannah drawl and easy humor. Whatever her final loss—at one point in her life she hit 700 lbs.—she wins over the viewer.

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