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The Incredible Shrinking Man: Surgery means weight-loss success for Jeff Berger

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WORTHINGTON -- It's a new and improved Jeff Berger.

He's happier. He's healthier. He has more energy. He has more stamina. He just feels better about himself.


He's also thinner. Considerably thinner.

Since undergoing gastric bypass surgery in December 2004, Jeff has dropped more than 160 pounds.

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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