Skip to comments.603-Pound Thai Woman Leaves Home On Forklift
Posted on 08/26/2010 12:45:07 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
BANGKOK -- A 603-pound (274-kilogram) woman believed to be the heaviest in Thailand left her apartment for the first time in three years Thursday with the help of Bangkok city hall and a forklift.
Neighbors of 40-year-old Umnuayporn Tongprapai contacted the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority when they learned she needed medical attention to remove a tumor in her right leg.
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Greetings from Thighland.
Wait. Wait. Michael Moore is a Thai woman -- ?!?
Cushing’s Disease....??? tumor on the pituary
She’s certainly lucky that “Bangkok’s media-savvy governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra” decided he could get some favorable publicity out of her case.
I didn’t figure Thailand for one of those places where the public authorities would empty out the public purse to try and save the morbidly obese from themselves.
I’d also like to know more about the circumstances of her adoption of her two boys.
From what I’ve learned of the super-obese is that they all have in common family members waiting on them hand-and-foot.
Oh yeah... Tailand.
“Cushings Disease....??? tumor on the pituary”
Or national pride. Perhaps AP staff writer Thanyarat Doksone refuses to believe any his fellow Thais would behave like a gross Westerner.
So she’s hauling Azz?
What about those low lying atolls?
Stick a forklift in it, she’s done.
I’m guessing she really likes Thai food.
“believed to be the heaviest in Thailand “
Good Lord, how big are those folks in THailand?
If she has a tumor on the leg she could well have a tumor elsewhere causing some grief. Does not matter, any of these posters find it a humorous situation to ridicule. Thank you for your reasonable and thoughtful post.
The next time I fly, she’ll be in the seat next to me.
From the article: Umnuayporn told reporters she could only walk a few feet (meters) on her own and was confined to her studio apartment where she ran a laundry service with the help of her two adopted sons.
“I’ve been living in this room and have not gone outside for three years,” said Umnuayporn, whose weight is roughly the equivalent of a grand piano. “I can walk a little, just enough that I can go to bathroom. But I have to cling to my son the whole way.”
Sympathize with her medical condiditon & admire her entrepreneurial spirit; so I hope she adopted those little boys before she became disabled - but she is fortunate to have two small children/servants to cater to her needs.
If I was around Thai food all the time, I could easily become her. Nummo!
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