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‘World’s heaviest man’ undergoes second surgery in Mexico

MEXICO: A Mexican once certified as the heaviest man in the world is recovering from a second stomach-reduction surgery that doctors hope will help him shed more than 200 kilograms (440 pounds), the medical center treating him reported Thursday. Juan Pedro Franco, 33, who once weighed in at a stunning 595 kilos -- about the same as a male polar bear -- began a weight-loss program a year ago, bringing his current weight to 366 kilos. After the operation Wednesday in the western city of Zapopan, Franco hopes to get down…