Larry LaRue

August 10, 2014

Changing life at age 50 — and a weight of 352 pounds — saved Gig Harbor woman

Eight years ago, Sylvie Pelesasa approached her 50th birthday as a Gig Harbor single mom and bus driver for Pierce Transit. Weight had long been an issue, but that year the 5-foot-5 Pelesasa hit 352 pounds. The weight was destroying her body and her life.

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