exercise-shapeup-vicksburg-cbsvidLinda Fondren is leading a one-woman crusade against fat in her hometown of Vicksburg, Mississippi, a state with the dubious distinction of being the fattest in the nation.

So far, her plan, which includes free passes to her gym on Saturdays, has worked. In the past year, the city of Vicksburg has lost a combined 15,000 pounds with many residents dedicating their efforts to obese loved ones who have died prematurely.

WATCH the video below, or read the story at CBS News

(For more info, visit Shape Up Vicksburg)

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