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Mr. Big & Tall & Litigious
A 400-pound felon sues prison officials for failing to offer a jumpsuit in his size — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
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400-pound convicted felon is suing New York City prison officials for $1 million because they had no green jumpsuits that fit him. Elias Diaz, 55, says he suffered emotional damage when he spent eight months in jail wearing the same T-shirt and sweat pants. He wears size 7X, Diaz says, but officials failed to stock "any clothing beyond the size of 6X."

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