Loser at the Capitol 

The past few months have certainly been some of the best days in the life of Oklahoman Danny Cahill. After winning NBC's "The Biggest Loser," a televised contest of overweight folks shedding pounds, Cahill has been on an emotional and honorable high.
Since his triumph from the show, Cahill has appeared on several televisions shows, played exhibition basketball against the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, and recorded a song "Second Chance."

And what's not for Cahill to celebrate? The prize money alone is certainly worth losing weight for, but going from 430 pounds to 191 would make anyone want to sing a song. Originally from Midwest City, Cahill now resides in Broken Arrow as a land surveyor and coaches his son's football team.

What else does Danny have going for him? Oklahoma Legislature, that's your cue. The Oklahoma Legislature is honoring Cahill in a way only the state could: a resolution commending him on his accomplishment. If only they had let an NBC producer write the bill, it might have come off with a little more " excuse us, Danny" weight.

To begin with, the title of the resolution is not quite what you might want displayed on a wall: "A Concurrent Resolution congratulating Danny Cahill for winning 'The Biggest Loser.'" While that is the name of the show, years from now the resolution might cause more questions than accolades.

Along with reciting Cahill's weight problems, the resolution also includes a part of the Oklahoman's life some might consider shedding as well: that Cahill performed in Donny Osmond's band. (So Danny's a little bit rock 'n' roll?)

Nevertheless, it is still a great achievement, regardless of who gives the honor.

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