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The 1,000 words that pictures are supposedly worth weren’t speaking kind things to Reid Abney during the winter of his sophomore school year. And for that, Abney is forever grateful.

The Franklin Community High School senior carried an unhealthy 325 pounds on his 6-foot-3 frame midway through the 2011-12 school year when his father, Bruce, made his point without saying a thing.

“My dad showed me a picture of myself, and I didn’t like the way I looked,” Abney remembered. “I was just really lazy and had a bad diet.”

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