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After mean crack about wearing a Hooters t-shirt, overweight woman loses 100+ pounds and becomes Hooters waitress

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A year ago, Cearra Swetman was out to dinner with her family when a drunk stranger made a comment about her clothing - a Hooters restaurant t-shirt. Ms.Swetman, who nearly weighed 250 pounds at the time, says that the man cracked, “You don't look like a Hooter's girl I've ever seen.” As WFTX FOX 4 News reports, the Florida woman decided to use that insult as inspiration.

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Cearra Swetman, before she lost the weight and after. (WFTX)

The incident was a tipping point for Ms. Swetman who says, “I didn’t feel attractive, I just felt out of shape and didn’t feel good about myself.” For a year, she worked diligently to lose the weight, with the goal of landing at a job at Hooters. She did just that. Ms. Swetman lost the extra pounds, 128 of them, and got herself a job at a Fort Myers Hooters. The new restaurant job she has is one she’s taking on in addition to her full-time job at BB Glass & Mirror. Ms. Swetman is also working toward a master’s degree.

How did she lose the weight? It’s the same old boring answer: a proper diet. She told WFTX that having a goal, however, was a crucial part of her journey, saying, “If you just keep that goal in mind and take small steps, you will get there one day."

More info: WFTX

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