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Author of ‘The Weight of Being’ on tackling Mt. Kilimanjaro

Kara Richardson Whitely, author of “The Weight of Being,” spoke with Megyn Kelly TODAY about hiking Mount Kilimanjaro three times – once at the weight of 300 pounds. Whitely decided to seek therapy for binge eating and undergo bariatric sleeve surgery after she saw her daughter beginning to struggle with her own weight.

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