Family By The Ton will follow the weight loss journeys of three cousins, Naomi, Drew, and Chitoka, who weigh a combined amount of almost 2,000-lbs! Along with the guidance of Dr. Charles Procter Jr., these cousins lean on one another to overcome lifelong anxieties and inspire a true lifestyle change.\ \ The six one-hour episodes begin with Beverly, Naomi's mother, who undergoes weight loss surgery in a last attempt to turn things around and hopefully inspire her daughter, niece and nephew to follow in her footsteps. In helping her mother recover from her weight loss surgery, Naomi sees firsthand the frightening complications involved in recovery, but is motivated by her dream to start a family. Meanwhile, cousin Drew must overcome his denial of how addictive his eating habits have become before he even begins to consider moving forward with surgery. Finally, cousin Chitoka as been bed-bound for over three years due to her morbid obesity and must literally take her first steps in the right direction in order to qualify for surgery.\ \ While these cousins can rely on the support of family, it is up to each of them to take control of their own lives to change their deadly habits once and for all.

Family By The Ton - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2018-01-10

Family By The Ton - M939 series 5-ton 6x6 truck - Netflix

The M939 Truck is a 5-ton 6×6 U.S. military heavy truck. The basic cargo versions were designed to transport a 10,000 lb (4,500 kg) cargo load over all terrain in all weather. Designed in the late 1970s to replace the M39 and M809 series of trucks, it has been in service ever since. The M939 evolved into its own family of cargo trucks, prime movers, and recovery vehicles, with about 32,000 in all produced.

Family By The Ton - Tractor Truck M931/M932 - Netflix

The M931 (M932 w/winch) was a semi-tractor used to tow semi-trailers up to 37,500 lb (17,000 kg). A front-mounted winch was optional.

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