Eric Hites, self-proclaimed “fat guy,” took the internet by storm with his radical plan to win back his estranged wife. Unemployed, clocking in at 560 pounds, and with his marriage on the rocks, Hites vowed to take back control of his life by riding his bike from Massachusetts to the Pacific Ocean.
His “Fat Guy Across America” campaign has taken off, and by the time he had reached Rhode Island, his wife Angie had already joined him.
He has lost 70 pounds and plans to write a book about his trip.
The Indiana native weighed 560 pounds and had no job. After his wife left him, he devised an impressive plan to win her back.
Why? A few reasons. '1. To prove things to my wife and my love. 2. To take back my health and to lose the pounds I have collected over the years,' he wrote on his website.
'I want to be with her all the time, and she's my best friend,' Hites says. 'And we've always been best friends.'
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