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Oct 25, 2016

U.S. Marine Corps poolee Grant King, from Recruiting Substation Springfield, stands next to Sgt. Christopher Vasquez, his recruiter, Sept. 26., 2016. King weighed 300 pounds in September of 2015 and now weighs 187 pounds. King is scheduled to attend recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, S.C., on 24 Oct., 2016. He will train for 13 weeks in the hopes of earning the title U.S. Marine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Wes J. Lucko)

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