(WBBM-TV) A French family is stranded in Chicago because the airline that brought them to the U.S. won’t take them back.

Kevin Chenais, 22, weighs 500 pounds and spent a year and a half at the Mayo Clinic for treatment of a hormone disorder.

He was supposed to fly home to France on British Airways, but the airline now says he’s too big to fly back to his home country.

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