World's Fattest Man Needs Lifesaving Surgery

Weighing in at 980 pounds, Paul Mason is currently the world's heaviest man. At the age of 48, the former mechanic and postal worker is now virtually immobile, and doctors are trying to figure out how to transport him from his home in Ipswich, England, to a specialized medical center 150 miles away for emergency weight-loss treatment and a possible operation. The move may require a specially reinforced ambulance or a helicopter airlift. Back in 2002, when he needed to go to the hospital for...Full Story
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