Where Are They Now: Teretha's Journey in Photos

Surgery enables Teretha to finally return to family in Detroit, but her health remains an ongoing struggle.

May 03, 2017
By: Rebecca Goldberg

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Photo By: DCL

Teretha dreams of going back to school to earn a master's degree in Social Work.

Teretha has an alter ego inside of her. Her name is Louise. She's a smaller version of Teretha and wants to be set free.

Teretha talking to Dr Now. After having her gallbladder removed in 2004, Teretha was in a coma for a week.

Teretha held a fundraiser to help her move to Houston and promoted it on the radio.

It took the medical staff 30 minutes to move Teretha from her gurney to the operating table.

Teretha and her family praying.

Once she has lost enough weight, Teretha plans on taking her grandsons to the beach, like her grandparents did for her.

Teretha getting out of bed.

Teretha is now the age her mother was when her mother had a massive stroke. Teretha worries she may be at risk as well.

Teretha hates breakfast. She ussually has her first meal at 1 PM.

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