A year a go he was just shy of 700lbs, had a hernia and was staring death in the face. But with the help of TV trainer Chris Powell, James, from Fort Worth, Texas, lost an astonishing 313lbs in a single year.
The loss was a record for Powell, who stars in ABC's Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition, and it has no doubt changed 26-year-old James' life.
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