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Biggest Loser encourages Mississippians to get in shape

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A local celebrity is encouraging other Mississippians to put one foot in front of the other and walk!

Patrick House, the winner of last season's "Biggest Loser" on NBC led the employees from the Mississippi State Department of Health in their annual walk around Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The three lap walk or jog totaled 2.5 miles. House wants everyone to know that anyone can get in shape if they put their minds to it.

House says, "I hope that everyone can look at me and realize that I'm no super hero, I'm a regular guy, they can look at me and understand anybody can look at me and understand anybody can do what I've done when you decide and set goals for yourself and you draw that line in the sand that says I'm never going to go back to the way I was."

 More than 100 people participated in Friday morning's walk.

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