Afton woman one of 7 in triathlon training with CNN's Sanjay Gupta

Nancy Klinger, of Afton, lost her sister, was separated from her husband and fell into depression. Then CNN chose the 55-year-old to be one of seven people to train this year for a triathlon with the network's Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Each had a different reason for wanting to change their lives with exercise. For Klinger, the results have been dramatic. "The old Nancy is gone," she said.
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Nancy Klinger, of Afton, is one of seven people chosen from around the nation to train with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta this year as part of the Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge.

Klinger, 55, has been training all year and blogging about it. She writes about how she has been using the training to battle depression and loneliness. Klinger also has been tweeting about the experience.

The goal event for the CNN Seven is drawing near: the Nautica Malibu Triathlon in mid-September.

In an interview, Klinger says she has been transformed (she's in the second half of the clip):

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