Fat America

Only in the United States:

It happened late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning at the home of a 600-pound woman who was having trouble breathing. Rescuers went in not knowing how difficult it would be to get her out. 40-year-old Gail Grinds was literally stuck to her couch and had to be removed surgically at the hospital.

Authorities estimate she had been on the couch anywhere from two to five years.

. . .

Using planks, they loaded the woman on to the trailer, still attached to the couch. Removing her would be too painful, since her body is grafted to the fabric. After years of staying put, her skin has literally become one with the sofa and it must be surgically removed.

Oh my word.

2 thoughts on “Fat America”

  1. Steve…you’ve been looking for a woman, i think you just found one…except she died. Anyways i bet that if you looked hard enough you could find another one just like her! Kidding kidding

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