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Dateline diet challenge comes to Albany

June 17, 2005

Albany- A high school reunion in Albany Friday night will soon be featured on Dateline NBC. Dateline is following Westover High graduate Jon Dill for a weight loss series that will air in the fall. Dill and his wife now live in Alpharetta.

They're among three couples taking part in the Dateline Diet Challenge pitting husbands against wives to see who can lose 40 pounds. Friends at his 25th reunion were surprised

"Now to look at him he's a totally different person, I'm thinking about asking him what diet he's on, because he's really lost a lot of weight. He really looks good," said Don Dellinger,Classmate.

"If you looked at my refrigerator five months ago it had pizza boxes and Chinese take out and now it has fruits and vegetables and all health type stuff. So, they're monitoring everything we do on a daily, weekly basis," said Jon Dill, Diet Challenger.

In eight months. Jon lost 32 pounds to his wife's 26. He says the challenge helped him to live healthier, especially since Dateline put cameras throughout their house including inside their refrigerator.

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