This story is guaranteed to make you smile, and if you’re like me, pluck at the heart strings a little. In 2010 Eric was told by his doctor to buy a funeral plot, because he was going to need it. His weight had gotten up to 340 pounds. And then someone suggested he rescue a dog to get himself up and outside more.

From then on, his life would never be the same.

This beautiful story is really a must watch. For more, visit the SFGate.

The transformation is remarkable:

Mutual Rescue