I’m the luckiest girl
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I’m the luckiest girl
‘I’M THE LUCKIEST GIRL’: Accompanied by her 3-year-old niece, and with moral support and a gifts of socks from her family, Sheila Tehrani walks on a treadmill at her Eagle Rock home. At 1.7.mph, she has worked her way up to 20 minutes a few times a week. ()
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NEXT CHAPTER: Roughly 48 pounds of skin and flesh were surgically removed from Sheila Tehrani in a four-hour operation. Dr. Carson Liu, center, headed the team. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
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MOVING: Cyrus Tehrani, who lost 172 pounds, walks with his youngest son. About a year ago, he could go only a few yards before becoming winded. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
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PRIME TIME: A crew from “Entertainment Tonight” conducts an interview with Sheila Tehrani just before her surgery to remove sagging skin. She and her brother Cyrus made many TV appearances after they got their Lap-Bands last year and began to lose weight. (Brian Vander Brug, Los Angeles Times)
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Just before surgery, Dr. Carson Liu outlines the folds of skin to be removed from Sheila Tehrani’s 5-foot, 2-inch frame. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Unwanted
More than 48 pounds of skin and flesh were surgically removed from Sheila Tehrani in a four-hour operation. (Dr. Carson Liu)
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