For most of his life, David Smith was overweight, but by age 24 he tipped the scale at a whopping 630 pounds. He was morbidly obese and literally eating himself to death.
Smith's doctors told the Phoenix native to lose the weight or he would only have about four years to live. Smith felt so unworthy he had thought about ending his life even sooner than that. He believed he deserved to die, and in a very painful way.
"I just decided maybe me dousing myself with gasoline, maybe people could...Full Story