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Date:12/16/2008

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2008 WEIGHT WATCHERS INSPIRING STORIES OF THE YEAR CONTEST WINNERS

Amy Conklin, Rockford, IL

Total Weight Lost: 33.5 pounds

A mother, wife and a teacher, Amy Conklin, 36, began her weight-loss journey on New Year's Day, 2008. She chose Weight Watchers Online because it offers flexibility, tips, inspiration, and gave her access to delicious recipes. Now she's no longer uncomfortable in her clothing and skin. Confident, fit and active, Amy is the healthiest she's ever been in her entire life. She's happy to inspire others to lose weight and to serve as a good example for her entire family.

William Kessler III, Long Beach, CA

Total Weight lost: 196.26 pounds

William Kessler III, 32, has learned that weight loss is about making better choices in life. Before joining Weight Watchers in 2006, he was looking for something to help him live healthier. When William joined Weight Watchers, the program helped him learn to make healthier decisions with food and activity, and he was able to find great
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