The Mom Who Took Extreme Measures When Her Son Hit 363 Pounds

Aired on 02/04/2008 | CC tv-pg
Seventeen-year-old MacGregor "Mac" Downey struggled through most of his early teenage years fighting obesity. In April 2006, Downey ventured to the University of Illinois (Chicago) Medical Center, where he underwent gastric banding surgery. In this Oprah Show clip from 2008, Mac and mother Jacqueline sit down with Oprah to discuss his struggle with weight, and how he overcame it.