Remember our post about effects of alcohol on the body? It became a viral sensation with more than 1.4 million views and inspired more than 50 Bored Panda readers to upload their own stories. We decided that these pandas deserve a separate post, so we made a part II to raise even more awareness.

There are so many benefits of quitting drinking - starting with improved health, lost pounds and ending with feeling so much better about yourself while also managing the sometimes irreparable long-term effects of alcohol abuse.

Some of these people changed so much, they're barely recognizable compared to their previous selves - take a look below at our compilation. Be inspired and inspire others to quit alcohol too!

#1

3 Year 4 Months 17 Days Sober Together

3 Year 4 Months 17 Days Sober Together

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

damn! hard to believe they're the same people!

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#2

1 Year Sober

1 Year Sober

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Tatjana Debus
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow idnt know that ist

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#3

5+ Years Of Sobriety

5+ Years Of Sobriety

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Beautiful change

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#4

4 Years Sober

4 Years Sober

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Damn! she had a complete make over. She's beautiful!

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#5

15 Months Sober

15 Months Sober

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

don't forget when people stop drinking they also change their lifestyle. great change!

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#6

1.5 Years Sober

1.5 Years Sober

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Perellli
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4 years ago

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You work out. You lose weight. Who knew?

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#7

One Step At A Time

One Step At A Time

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

he must be really proud of himself. when you get there you want to show it to people

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#8

1 Year Sober.

1 Year Sober.

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Terri Olson
Community Member
4 years ago

You look 12 years younger now.

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#9

2 Years Sober

2 Years Sober

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Justin time
Community Member
4 years ago

Why, hello!

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#10

5 Months Sober

5 Months Sober

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Justin time
Community Member
4 years ago

The hair curlers didn't work!

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#11

2 Years Sober

2 Years Sober

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

this little girl must be so proud of her father

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#12

Best Decision I Ever Made

Best Decision I Ever Made

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Hans
Community Member
4 years ago

From halloween to having a child?

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#13

11 Years Sober

11 Years Sober

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Amy Thompson
Community Member
4 years ago

I liked the beard though...

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#14

986 Days Sober

986 Days Sober

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Ronja Rövardotter
Community Member
4 years ago

Absolutely amazing! Great job man! You look very athletic, I guess bikinking? Superb thighs :-)) (and the dog is also gorgeous) :-)

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#15

At 77 Days, I Did My 1st Half Marathon!

At 77 Days, I Did My 1st Half Marathon!

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

Congratulations!

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#16

9 Years Sober

9 Years Sober

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Paweł Toman
Community Member
4 years ago

looking very good!

#17

8 Months Sober

8 Months Sober

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Justin time
Community Member
4 years ago

Dayum, boy had some chiselled bones under there!

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#18

1 Year Difference

1 Year Difference

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

damn. she get some weight and get gorgeous

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#19

1 Year Sober

1 Year Sober

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Claire Copland
Community Member
4 years ago

Excellent tattoo though!

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#20

6 Months Sober

6 Months Sober

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Suhas SV
Community Member
4 years ago

When he got sober, he got a dog.

#21

234 Days Sober

234 Days Sober

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Jennifer Halsey
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4 years ago

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Her eyes are different colours, her nose and chin are all wrong. This is two different people.

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#22

13+ Years Sober

13+ Years Sober

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Justin time
Community Member
4 years ago

I wouldn't have put you anywhere above 24 that s mind blowing!

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#23

120 Days Without A Drink

120 Days Without A Drink

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

he looks sad

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#24

151 Days Sober

151 Days Sober

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Andrea Ferber
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4 years ago

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Getting out of the hospital might have scared him straight?

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#25

Before & After

Before & After

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#26

Sobriety Date 7/11/05

Sobriety Date 7/11/05

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

Like 2 different people :D Keep it up, man!

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#27

15 Months Sober

15 Months Sober

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Justin time
Community Member
4 years ago

This is one of the biggest female transformation on here! So beautiful

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#28

3.5 Years Sober

3.5 Years Sober

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GlitterGlitch
Community Member
4 years ago

it seems like she was drunk while the fist pic was taken

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#29

17 Months Sober

17 Months Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

You Go, Girl!!!

#30

11 Months Sober (3.85 Years Now)

11 Months Sober (3.85 Years Now)

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Christine Cornakovic
Community Member
4 years ago

He looks like the hotter younger brother of the guy on the left.

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#31

10 Months Down

10 Months Down

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

It might just be me, but even if they look a like, it's like they're 2 different people. The impression the pictures give is so different!

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#32

2 Months Sober

2 Months Sober

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow

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#33

1,368 Days Sober

1,368 Days Sober

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Kathrine Heilmann
Community Member
4 years ago

Her eyes looked tired

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#34

18 Months Sober

18 Months Sober

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Justin time
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh my God where did those red eyes go?!

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#35

21 Months Sober

21 Months Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

That beard really suits You!

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#36

11 Months Sober

11 Months Sober

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Iulia Draghiev
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm glad you made this decision! you look confident and amazing! Keep up the amazing work!

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#37

19 Months Sober

19 Months Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

Good job, man!

#38

5 Years Sober

5 Years Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

It's like a totally different lady! Incredible! Keep it up, Meghan!

#39

Got Sober 8/19/2012

Got Sober 8/19/2012

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#40

4 Years Sober

4 Years Sober

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Lyndsay Berry
Community Member
4 years ago

How did his ears go back to normal?

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#41

3 Year's Sober

3 Year's Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

You look gorgeous!

#42

13 Months Sober

13 Months Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow :D

#43

5 Months Sober

5 Months Sober

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Justin time
Community Member
4 years ago

5 MINTHS SOBER? You don't even look old enough to drink!

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#44

Quit Drinking 3 Years Ago. Turning 33yrs Old This Year Felt Good.

Quit Drinking 3 Years Ago. Turning 33yrs Old This Year Felt Good.

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Kathrine Heilmann
Community Member
4 years ago

Huge impact

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#45

5 Years Sober

5 Years Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow! Nice glasses!

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#46

10 Years Sober

10 Years Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

A firefly <3

#47

11 Months And 19 Days Sober

11 Months And 19 Days Sober

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Justin time
Community Member
4 years ago

Your moustache put on some weight

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#48

3 Months Sober

3 Months Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

Looking fine!

#49

1,5 Years Sober

1,5 Years Sober

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Jiří Hořčica
Community Member
4 years ago

Most gorgeous

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#50

21 Months Sober

21 Months Sober

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lisodocus
Community Member
4 years ago

You look good and cool tattoos :)

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#51

4 Months Sober

4 Months Sober

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Justin time
Community Member
4 years ago

These literally look like they could have been taken seconds apart...

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#52

5.25 Years Sober

5.25 Years Sober

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

Awww :)

#53

10 Years Sober, 2016 Vs 2006

10 Years Sober, 2016 Vs 2006

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Kathrine Heilmann
Community Member
4 years ago

Looking 10 years younger

#54

2,5 Years Without Any Alcohol. I Feel Great!

2,5 Years Without Any Alcohol. I Feel Great!

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

You look Great!

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#55

1 Year Sober (I'm On The Left)

1 Year Sober (I'm On The Left)

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#56

One Year Sober

One Year Sober

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#57

4 Years, 3 Months Clean And Sober. A Million Times Happier!

4 Years, 3 Months Clean And Sober. A Million Times Happier!

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

You look fantastic!

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#58

3 Años.

3 Años.

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#59

1 1/2 Years ,no Beers!

1 1/2 Years ,no Beers!

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Dorottya Hévizi
Community Member
4 years ago

Face really looks less bloated! Keep up the good work!

#60

While Drinking.

While Drinking.

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#61

👇after One Year Drinking / Before Drinking 👇

👇after One Year Drinking / Before Drinking 👇

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#62

Alcohol

Alcohol

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#63

Before

Before

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#64

Yikes

Yikes

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#65

Me

Me

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