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800-Pound Man's Weight-Loss Story Is Getting the Attention of Millions

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"Get out and do something."

Larry Evans has been documenting his weight-loss adventures on Facebook and recently got a swell of viral support. (Image source: Larry Evans/Facebook)

"Please don't judge me."

That's what an 800-pound St. Louis man documenting his weight-loss effort on his Facebook page asked of those who view his video.

Larry Evans is on day 141 on his bid shed some pounds to improve his health. Each day, he posts videos of his workouts at the local Gold's Gym. Along with the videos, he encourages others to "Get up get out and do something."

Larry Evans has been documenting his weight-loss adventures on Facebook and recently got a swell of viral support. (Image source: Larry Evans/Facebook) Larry Evans has been documenting his weight-loss adventures on Facebook and recently got a swell of viral support. (Image source: Larry Evans/Facebook)

His positive attitude has received viral support with several of his videos getting hundreds of thousands of views. A video he posted Tuesday has received more than 22 million views at the time of this article's posting. Evans also gained more than 58,000 Facebook followers.

And most in the comments honor his request to not be judged. In fact, they offer him encouragement.

A snippet of some of the comments to one of Evans videos. (Image source: Larry Evans/Facebook) A snippet of some of the comments to one of Evans videos. (Image source: Larry Evans/Facebook)

Here is a look at just a few of the videos Evans has posted.

In addition to his workout videos, Evans page also exudes his positive attitude.

"Good morning Facebook family and friends you guys know what time it is. On this beautiful morning to give God what I owe him and that my praise. What will you give him. I'm praying for you so please pray for me. And I LOVE YA you guys," he wrote in a recent post.

"I had the most beautiful day. I can't wait to see what tomorrow's going to bring me," he wrote in another.

According to a Go Fund Me site established for "Team Larry," Evans was down to 641 pounds four months ago.

Evans wrote that he started the fund, which raised less than $2,000 of its $9,000 goal, to help him afford to eat healthy and pay for training because he had lost his job.

(H/T: Buzzfeed)

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