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Jon Brower Minnoch the fattest man in the world was born on September 10 1983 and he has a wife and two children. At age 12 he weighed 294 ib(133 kilograms; 21.0 stone), [3] and by age 22 he was 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) in height and weighed 500 lb (230 kilograms; 36 stone).Minnoch's weight continued to increase steadily until his

hospitalization in March 1978 at age 36 due to cardiac and respiratory failure . That year, he won a record for the greatest difference in weight between a married couple when he married his 110-lb (50 kg) wife Jeannette and later fathered two children. Minnoch was diagnosed with massive generalized edema, a condition in which the body accumulates excess extracellular fluid. Upon his hospital admission, it was estimated by endocrinologist Robert Schwartz that over 900 lbs (408 kg) of his overall body mass was retained fluid. Jon Grower Minnoch died of edema in the hospital

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