Texas Girl Obesity Surgery

Storyline Chronology

Alexis Shapiro was morbidly obese but starving at age 12 when her story was first told by NBC News. Her mother describes how their lives have changed for the better.

Lessons of Alexis Shapiro: Texas Girl's Ordeal Spotlights Silent Crisis

Once-Obese Texas Girl Returns to School 'Reborn' but at Risk

'Happy Dance': Texas Girl on Track After Obesity Surgery, Doc Says

'Happier Girl:' Obesity Surgery Already a Boon, Mom Says

Texas Girl Improves Rapidly After Obesity Surgery

Texas Girl Recovering After Obesity Surgery Switch

Docs Forced to Alter Surgery Plans For Obese Girl

Surgery Begins for Texas Girl Battling Rare Obesity

Hope for Alexis: Texas Girl, 12, Finally Gets Obesity Surgery

'So Happy': Insurer Will Pay for Texas Girl's Obesity Surgery

Military Reconsiders Obesity Surgery for Texas Girl

Strangers Donate $68K for Girl's Obesity Surgery