Moving a 1000-lb. man takes a village

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PROVIDENCE, RI -- It's normal to need a truck when you move, but usually it's for your stuff, not yourself.

Bob Butler weights more than 1000 pounds. His move from one care facility to another took a village—from city workers in Providence and Cranston Rhode Island to firefighters, to a crane company.

"His care and his safety has been our top priority throughout this transport,” said Michael Raia with Rhode Island Health and Human Services.

In the end, the operation was a success. But there's no denying the heavy burden.