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Husband Brings Wife Back From Brink Of Death - The Transformation Is Powerful

An actress suffering from anorexia nearly died after getting down to a shocking 40 pounds. Thanks to the support of her husband and online donations, she was able to overcome her disease. She shows before and after photos, and the difference is startling.

Rachael Farrokh, a 37-year-old actress from California, struggled with anorexia for a decade. When the 5'7" tall woman got down to 40 pounds, it looked like she might not last. She was so emaciated that she couldn't walk. Her husband had to carry her around.

She'd tried getting treated for her eating disorder, but all previous attempts failed. "My body wasn't responding to any of the treatment because they didn't understand that the brain had to come along with the body," Farrokh said in an interview with NBC 4.

An online fundraiser raised more than $200,000 for her to go to a treatment facility, and the program was finally working. "I was finally treated with respect, and I didn't know that I deserved it," she explained.

The transformation has been amazing. Comparing pictures of Farrokh at her lowest weight, when she looked like a living skeleton, to her current condition where she has bounced back to a healthier weight, is like night and day. But Farrokh, who is still weak and frail from all those years of starving, still has some healing to do. She's still having bad days.

She credits her husband, Rod Edmondson, for getting her through. "I have never met anyone so compassionate with unconditional non-enabling love," she wrote in a Facebook post. "I wonder how he can love something like this and never gives up. He has saved my life numerous times and there's a lot of backstories. I just wanted the whole world to know that I married someone who will never give up on me, no matter what. He is still my 24-hour caregiver and I don't know how but we will pull through especially now that we have a world family."

Source: Goodfulness
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