San Antonio Express-News
"A Life Apart: The Toll of Obesity"
Hector Garcia Jr. takes a seat as his family gathers for a photo on Thanksgiving at the home of his sister, Laura Garcia, in 2012. After his knee surgeries, in pain and unable to exercise, Hector grew depressed and once again turned to food for comfort. “If I had to paint you a picture of my life, it would be of a little kid, behind the glass at the store, with his hands pressed up against the glass, looking at the world go by. Life has been going on and I have been missing it. I’ve been missing it my whole life," Hector said.