Where Are They Now? Catching Up With PEOPLE'S Half Their Size Stars

See how six men and women each lost more than 100 lbs. – and went on to inspire others

RICHARD NEAL

Then: "I went on a roller coaster at a theme park [and] it took two people to try and fit me in the seat," remembered Neal, who weighed 426 lbs. at the time. "I was laughing but I was hurting inside."