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Rachel Frederickson in Episode 1501 of "The Biggest Loser." At left is Dolvett Quince. (Photo by Trae Patton/NBC)

Minnesota native lost 60 percent of her body weight to take home $250,000 on 'Biggest Loser'

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By Amy Carlson Gustafson

ST. PAUL - “The Biggest Loser” finales are always eye-opening. Tuesday’s was jaw-dropping.


Stillwater native Rachel Frederickson won the popular NBC weight loss TV show and took home $250,000 by shedding 60 percent of her body weight. It was a record-setting weigh-in with the 24-year-old former high school swimming champ dropping a higher percentage of body weight than anyone in the show’s 15-season history.

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