This Is What A 980-Pound Man Looks Like On The Inside

The image has gone viral.

1. This image of an apparent X-ray of a 70-stone (980-pound) man has gone viral after trending heavily on Twitter.

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2. The picture is in fact a computer animation of Briton Keith Martin’s body.

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3. Martin was the subject of a 2013 programme on Channel 5 called 70 Stone & Almost Dead.

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4. The show tracked Martin’s efforts to lose weight and stand up for the first time in two years.

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5. At his biggest, Martin had a BMI of 155 and doctors apparently gave him just two years to live unless he lost weight.

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In the show he is shown losing 25-stone, standing for the first time in years and being given the go-ahead for surgery.

70 Stone & Almost Dead is still available on Channel 5’s website until October.

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