World’s fattest kid shows off incredible transformation after losing 110kg

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Teenager Arya Permana weighed almost 200kg. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Teenager Arya Permana weighed almost 200kg. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

The teenage boy stands proudly next to a cardboard cutout of himself but it’s hard to believe it’s the same person.

Arya Permana looks nothing like the figure beside him. He’s, in fact, a shadow of his former self – in all the right ways.

The 14-year-old is no longer the morbidly obese, insecure and lonely child he used to be. Arya’s size earned him the title of the world’s fattest child but it’s a label that no longer haunts him.

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