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A 1,345-Pound Man Had To Be Transported By Forklift

Khaled Mohsen Shaeri hasn't left his home in two years. He was transported to receive medical treatment.

Posted on August 21, 2013, at 11:09 a.m. ET

A 1,345-pound man was transported by forklift from his home in Jizan, Saudi Arabia, to receive medical treatment Monday.

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Khaled Mohsen Shaeri, 20, has been unable to leave his home for two years.

FAISAL AL NASSER / Reuters

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia arranged for Shaeri to be transported to the capital, Riyadh, to receive treatment.

FAISAL AL NASSER / Reuters

After being transported on the forklift, Shaeri was taken by ambulance to an airport where a military jet was waiting for him.

FAISAL AL NASSER / Reuters
FAISAL AL NASSER / Reuters

A family member told Reuters he wishes him good health and wellness.

FAISAL AL NASSER / Reuters

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