Unless you weigh more than 400 pounds, it’s difficult to imagine walking a mile in James Dials’ shoes. In fact, for most of his life, he couldn’t do that either.
The gregarious 62-year-old limousine driver made friends easily, escorting musicians and athletes all over town. Sometimes they would shower him with choice tickets to concerts and sporting events.
But Dials always had to turn them down.
Christina Spina, surgical physician assistant with the UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center, consults with James Dials during an office visit.
Not because of a company policy or because he didn’t[...]