Local Man Celebrates Weight Loss

Published 07/04 2014 06:15PM

Updated 07/04 2014 06:29PM

Abilene resident, Eric Garcia set out on a mission back in January of this year.

"I was 315 lbs at this time last year," said Eric Garcia, who since then has lost a total of 86 lbs.

"I did it for my kids, I want to be around for them," he said.

Garcia dedicated himself at the gym, changed his eating habits, and said it has all been worth it.

"I love where my life is now," he said. "I don't plan to stop anytime soon."

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