The Mother Who Took Her 13-Year-Old to Mexico for Weight-Loss Surgery

Aired on 02/04/2008 | CC
In this clip from a 2008 episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, a 13 year old girl who traveled to Tijuana with her mother to undergo gastric banding surgery sits down with Oprah to discuss the painful bullying that lead to her family's decision to pursue extreme weight-loss measures, and how her life has changed since becoming one of the youngest patients ever to undergo this procedure.