Conrad Tolby, a long-distance truck driver and ex-biker with his best friend and constant companion, Imperial Fancy Pants, a five-year-old shar pei that he travels with. (From the book What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets.) The caloric value of his typical day's worth of food in June was 5,400 kcals. He is 54; 6a feet two inches and 260 pounds. ?Those big trucks on the road with all the lights on them? Those are chicken haulers,? says Conrad. ?I used to be on the road 24-7, 300 days a year, hauling fresh-killed chickens packed in ice. I'd leave Mississippi and haul ass to California. You've only got so much time to deliver or you get fined big time.? After two heart attacks, both of them in the cab of his truck, and a divorce back in Mississippi. MODEL RELEASED.
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