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The 600-pound mother whose weight-loss journey has captured the hearts of millions: Workout videos by Mississippi woman who wants to shed pounds to stay alive for her one-year-old daughter become a global phenomenon

A 600-pound mother is lighting up the internet with videos of her impressive fitness journey. 
Leneathra Reed, of Mississippi, began working with a personal trainer two months ago after tipping the scale at 626 pounds. 
Her trainer Frank Harbin posted a video of Reed's workouts that include jumping jacks, climbing on tires and sit-ups. The video has garnered 52million views with nearly 100,0000 comments of support for Reed.
Now Reed, 39, has revealed the reason behind the sweat - her 23-month-old daughter Kenlyn. 
Leneathra Reed set out on a fitness journey after tipping the scale at 626lbs
Leneathra Reed set out on a fitness journey after tipping the scale at 626lbs
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Reed said she was inspired to get healthy for her 23-month-old daughter Kenlyn
Reed said she was inspired to get healthy for her 23-month-old daughter Kenlyn
'I can't see anyone else raising her, so I have to do this for my daughter,' Reed told WCVB.  'Just her smile and watching her light up looking at me, it's enough to keep me going.'
It's been nearly two years since Reed weighed less than 600 pounds. 
With her weight posing a serious health risk, she decided to make a change in November and set out to shed the pounds.  
'I would stop in the hallway and pretend like I was talking to other co-workers, just embarrassed that I couldn't breathe,' she said.   
Since starting a consistent workout routine with Harbin, Reed said she's already dropped 30 pounds and notices a difference in how she feels. 
'Even those few pounds that I've lost, I can tell the difference in my back. I can actually breathe better,' she said.
Harbin is also impressed with her effort, saying:  'She won't quit, she'll push to the end.'
Reed, 39, has lost 30 pounds since beginning her workout journey in November
Reed, 39, has lost 30 pounds since beginning her workout journey in November
Reed, 39, has lost 30 pounds since beginning her workout journey in November 
Her trainer posted a video online of their workout, garnering 52million views
Her trainer posted a video online of their workout, garnering 52million views
The mother from Mississippi says she is doing it for her 23-month-old daughter
The mother from Mississippi says she is doing it for her 23-month-old daughter
The mother from Mississippi says she is doing it for her 23-month-old daughter
Her trainer posted the video in November and the comments immediately began overflowing with support from the public. 
'You GOT THIS!! Hard work pays off. Can't wait to see the new YOU!!' one Facebook user wrote.  
'She just motivated me to get off my butt and get this weight off. Keep up the good work sista,' wrote another.  
Harbin commented on the influx of attention Reed gets. 'No matter when we go live, y'all don't understand, the whole world is motivating this woman,' he said.
GoFundMe page has been set up to raise money for personal training and plastic surgery after she loses the weight.  
Reed now says she sees her journey as an opportunity to inspire others toward health. 
'Why not get up and get off of my behind and show people that just because you're big, that does not mean that you have to sit there and just take it,' she said. 'When you admit that you have a problem, and you admit that it's something that you need to get up and do something about it, you can do it.'

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