Darren 'Dibsy' McClintock has had a remarkable 2019. It's taken him on a weight loss journey and personal transformation that's left him almost unrecognisable from the start of the year.
Our reporter Julia Barthram caught up with 'Dibsy' as his journey continues into 2020.
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