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World's Former Fattest Man Who Weighed Incredible 88 Stone Dies at 48
Mirror ^ | May 26, 2014 | Anthony Bond

Posted on 05/26/2014 10:58:16 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Manuel Uribe was admitted to hospital with an abnormal heartbeat but despite the work of doctors died in Email

A Mexican man once considered the world's fattest man has died at the age of 48.

Manuel Uribe, 48, was admitted to hospital a few days ago following an abnormal heartbeat.

Despite the work of doctors, he died today at Hospital Universitario in Monterrey.

Meme - as he was known to family and friends - was once the heaviest man in the world, weighing an incredible 88 stone.

His enormous weight led to him receiving a Guinness World Record . However, he suffered a number of health complications and was left bedridden for the past nine years.

Meme managed to shed some weight and slimmed down to about 62 stone . In 2008, he married Claudia Solis.

His death was confirmed by local health officials and doctors have not yet certified the cause.


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1 posted on 05/26/2014 10:58:16 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

What’s a stone? Is a Mexican stone different from a British stone?


2 posted on 05/26/2014 11:00:43 PM PDT by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: ottbmare

14 lbs.


3 posted on 05/26/2014 11:04:08 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: nickcarraway

Meme died in email.


4 posted on 05/26/2014 11:04:16 PM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (The greatest trick the Soviets ever pulled was convincing the world they didn't exist.)
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To: ottbmare

14 pounds.


5 posted on 05/26/2014 11:04:19 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: ottbmare

A stone is 14 pounds.

88 stone is 1,232 pounds.

And he was married?


6 posted on 05/26/2014 11:04:59 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Talisker

Takes a similar type of woman that would want to date me.


7 posted on 05/26/2014 11:06:13 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: Talisker

He was down to 62 stone when he got married.


8 posted on 05/26/2014 11:09:04 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Talisker

That’s a lot of frijoles


9 posted on 05/26/2014 11:13:18 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: nickcarraway
However, he suffered a number of health complications and was left bedridden for the past nine years.

If you are bedridden for nine years you do not maintain that weight unless someone is bringing you food.

Considering that someone is probably the person clean up I don’t understand how it goes on and on for nine years.

10 posted on 05/26/2014 11:15:35 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: nickcarraway
If he had eaten food instead of rocks he would probably be alive!

Bricks are passe so it doesn't pay to “shit bricks”!

11 posted on 05/26/2014 11:16:22 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: nickcarraway

88 stone is 1,232 pounds. thats a lot of tortillas.


12 posted on 05/26/2014 11:16:23 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

1232 pounds is the total weight of 10 average illegal aliens.


13 posted on 05/26/2014 11:27:12 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: nickcarraway

They should not weight him in stones, but in boulders.


14 posted on 05/26/2014 11:28:35 PM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: nickcarraway
despite the work of doctors died in Email

What a way to go.

15 posted on 05/26/2014 11:34:20 PM PDT by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: Oliviaforever

ha. sounds about right.


16 posted on 05/26/2014 11:43:38 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Talisker

“88 stone is 1,232 pounds.

And he was married?”

You must have missed the part where it says he slimmed down to 952 pounds first.


17 posted on 05/26/2014 11:44:15 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: nickcarraway
He was down to 62 stone when he got married.

Only 868 pounds?

Well.

In that case, uh...

18 posted on 05/26/2014 11:44:48 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Nik Naym

Err, my bad I meant 868 pounds.


19 posted on 05/26/2014 11:48:59 PM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: nickcarraway

This thread is worthless without pictures.


20 posted on 05/27/2014 12:05:07 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Veggie Todd

I think I remember seeing him on a documentary. Nice looking man. Lovely smile. Hope he's in heaven, free from the burdens of this imperfect life.

21 posted on 05/27/2014 1:00:12 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: GeronL

At that weight, I wonder if his height and width were about equal? Also, how do you get someone like that to a hospital?


22 posted on 05/27/2014 1:09:52 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: iowamark

When you die in Email, you spend eternity in Nigeria.


23 posted on 05/27/2014 1:10:49 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee please come home we miss you! ~ Þ)
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To: nickcarraway

He led a full life.


24 posted on 05/27/2014 1:31:37 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Talisker

She was his caretaker.


25 posted on 05/27/2014 1:33:04 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: GeronL

A lot of chalupas too!


26 posted on 05/27/2014 1:48:08 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: nickcarraway

88 stones is the same as 352 pebbles.


27 posted on 05/27/2014 2:01:13 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: Oliviaforever

They should have rolled him across the border. Then he could get free healthcare for his heart AND a sex change.


28 posted on 05/27/2014 2:13:59 AM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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To: nickcarraway

I wonder how many stones Michael Moore weighs?


29 posted on 05/27/2014 2:31:04 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: nickcarraway

“He will be missed,” said Email Mayor Manuel Labor.
“He provided shade for many Emailians in the summer.”


30 posted on 05/27/2014 2:39:34 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: WhistlingPastTheGraveyard

Make sure to double delete him. That’s gonna take up some hard drive space.


31 posted on 05/27/2014 2:59:27 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: castlegreyskull

I wonder how many stones Michael Moore weighs?

His weight is measured in turds.


32 posted on 05/27/2014 3:25:51 AM PDT by bikerman (Imagination is more important than intelligence)
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To: nickcarraway

Abnormal heartbeat, imagine that.


33 posted on 05/27/2014 4:22:23 AM PDT by kempster
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To: BykrBayb

LOL!


34 posted on 05/27/2014 4:25:26 AM PDT by Tax-chick (You say I'm insane ... I say you're afraid.)
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To: Mark17

You fire retro rockets and wait for re-entry


35 posted on 05/27/2014 4:46:10 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL
You fire retro rockets and wait for re-entry

Maybe so. I just wonder if atmospheric friction and drag would slow him down enough for a safe descent into the hospital?

36 posted on 05/27/2014 6:49:13 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: Mark17

I meant the hospital would orbit him but I was tired and stupid when I wrote it


37 posted on 05/27/2014 6:52:17 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Pontiac

Hubby was a firefighter for 33 years. They had a guy like this that they made calls on all the time. Finally one day a call came in and they had to cut out the side of the trailer he lived in to carry him out. He was dead.


38 posted on 05/27/2014 7:13:35 AM PDT by sheana
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To: Oliviaforever
1232 pounds is the total weight of 10 average illegal aliens.

8 1/2 illegals. They eat better once they get here.

39 posted on 05/27/2014 7:59:49 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: nickcarraway

RIP.


40 posted on 05/27/2014 10:42:08 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: wastedyears

C’mon, dude, none of that negativity. Ask the hot girls out like I told you to.


41 posted on 05/27/2014 10:43:37 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: GeronL
I meant the hospital would orbit him but I was tired and stupid when I wrote it

LOL, well, I guess that is as good a theory as any. Later.

42 posted on 05/27/2014 12:32:06 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: bikerman

Pretty funny, and true.


43 posted on 05/27/2014 12:37:59 PM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: nickcarraway
His death was confirmed by local health officials and doctors have not yet certified the cause.

Now mind you it is only a guess, but 800+ freaking pounds is not going to get you into the elderly category.

44 posted on 05/27/2014 12:39:35 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: driftdiver
She was his caretaker.

Which means she also fed him. I would guess it impossible for someone without a metabolic dysfunction to simply eat themselves that large, no matter how hard they tried. On the other hand, that level of obesity represents the steady intake of a very large umber of calories over a long period of time. So yes, she was his caretaker, but she was also his enabler, unless she was carrying out medical order to restrict his diet. And who knows - he lost 400 pounds before they married, so maybe that's exactly what happened. It just seems kind of Stockholm Syndrome to me.

45 posted on 05/27/2014 12:41:47 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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