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2012 Half Their Size Weight-Loss Winners

Find out how these regular people shed half their weight – nearly 700 total pounds! – without surgery or tricks

ANGELA MCCULLOUGH, THEN: 285 LBS.

"I couldn't stand up and bend over to tie my shoes. I had to sit in a chair; otherwise, I would feel like I was going to pass out," the New Milford, Ill., resident says of the burden of carrying all her weight, which she began losing after following Jenny Craig.