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Canton high schooler loses 115 pounds by walking to school every day, eating healthier

Posted at 3:04 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-13 15:04:01-04

CANTON, Ohio — A McKinley High School senior in Canton is being recognized for losing 115 pounds by adopting a healthier lifestyle, including walking to school every day for three years.

After years of being overweight, Michael Watson started eating healthier and walking to school every day, no matter the weather conditions, during his sophomore, junior and senior years, according to a Facebook post by the Canton City School District.

Today, Watson is 115 pounds lighter, the post states. He’s looking forward to graduating and working full time.