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Lee Wierschem pauses for a breather Wednesday after working out at Snap Fitness on First Street in Willmar. Wierschem is 87 pounds lighter than he was this time last year. Since becoming committed to his physical fitness, the 54-year-old from Willmar has logged 365 straight days at the gym. Tribune photo by Gary Miller

Willmar, Minn., man logs workout a day for one year in weight-loss effort

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WILLMAR — Lee Wierschem admits it: The extra pounds “kind of snuck up on me.”

Then a year ago he went to the rental shop to be fitted for the outfit he would wear to his son’s wedding last August.


Call it a moment of truth.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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