Extraordinary People 5 January 2022: Wednesday on Channel 5

The story of Arya Permana, an 11-year-old Indonesian girl who weighs 30 stone, about three times the typical man’s weight. His position as the world’s heaviest child has gained him recognition and a lot of money, but as he becomes housebound and his health starts to suffer, his parents realise they need to seek medical care. Can the doctors figure out what’s causing the boy’s massive weight gain?

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Documentary series which explores remarkable stories of human experience.

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