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Uncomfortable in his own skin

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Paul Thorn lost nearly 16st 13lb (107.5kg) as a result of gastric bypass surgery. He now weighs 11st 5lb (69.8kg), a weight which he says he always dreamed of being.

In an interview with BBC Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire he says that he was not prepared for the amount of excess skin that would be left on his legs and stomach. He said he felt better about himself when he was obese.

They also discuss how he came to be obese and some of the issues he has faced since losing the weight.

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