Very Heavy Woman – level 3
A 36-year-old woman named Eman Ahmed Abdulati weighs a frightening 500 kilogrammes and people believe that she is the heaviest woman in the world.
People flew the Egyptian woman to India to undergo a drastic weight reduction surgery, but the journey there was far from easy. Her family says that she has not left her home in 25 years. Initially, she could not get a visa request to India because she could not get it in person, but she was finally able to go recently.
A truck with a makeshift bed transported her from the airport to hospital and then a crane lifted the bed up to a window. This monumental surgery could give Eman a second chance at life.
Difficult words: initially (in the beginning), makeshift (provisional, made quickly only for one purpose), monumental (important).
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