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iReporter drops 97 pounds

Updated 11:48 AM ET, Thu March 14, 2013
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Truck driver John Drury used to spend 70 hours a week behind the wheel, eat greasy food at truck stops, and avoid the gym. By the summer of 2010, Drury weighed 400 pounds. Courtesy John Drury
After starting Big John's Dance Fitness, Drury lost almost 100 pounds. Courtesy John Drury
Drury's weight loss transformation is obvious in this picture from June 2012. Courtesy John Drury
Drury has a tattoo of T.I.'s "Dead and Gone" song lyrics on the side of his head in honor of his weight loss transformation. Courtesy David Long - Cincy Photography
Drury's motto is "no excuses." "It stands for everything," he says. "It stands for the person that I am and what I'm doing in life." Courtesy John Drury
Drury, 43, and his wife Lori, 42, have two sons named Kori and Peyton, ages 18 and 10. Drury's family supports his new lifestyle and often participates in his dance fitness classes. Courtesy John Drury