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Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by Gluckdude(m): 5:54pm On Nov 14, 2014
The world’s tallest man, Turkey’s Sultan Kosen, who stands 2.51 metres (eight feet, nine inches) tall, today came face to face — well, face to shin — with the world’s shortest man Chandra Bahadur Dangi from Nepal, who measures just 55 centimetres (21 and a half inches).

The little and large act met as people across the globe tried to break all manner of weird and wacky world records, including banging heads, catching spears and throwing thongs.

Kosen, a 31-year-old farmer, stooped down to shake hands with 74-year-old Dangi opposite the Houses of Parliament in London. He told AFP that meeting Chandra was “amazing”, although he admitted bending the long, long way down for photographs was difficult.

“I was very interested how tall he was going to be, about how far up my legs he would go, and of course once I saw him I realised how tiny he was. I do have problems with my
knees so if I stand too long I do get tired. Even though he is short and I am tall, we have had similar struggles throughout our lives and when I look into Chandra’s eyes I can see he is a good man.”
As well as being the tallest man, Kosen’s hands are the biggest in the world — an impressive 28.5 centimetres (11.22 inches) from the wrist to the tip of his middle finger.

Meanwhile Dangi, a primordial dwarf who makes placemats and head straps for villagers carrying heavy loads, is the shortest adult ever certified by Guinness World Records. He told AFP:

“I was very pleased to see the tallest man in the world, I was curious to meet my extreme opposite. I’m so pleased to be a Guinness record holder. Thanks to this I have visited many countries and met many people. I really love it.”
The two men met today to celebrate the 10th annual Guinness World Records Day.

for more photos visit: http://darlingtonblog.com/2014/11/13/photos-the-worlds-tallest-and-shortest-men-meet/

Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by ifex370(m): 6:21pm On Nov 14, 2014
oh boy...
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by macpetrus(m): 6:58pm On Nov 14, 2014
grin
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by jamace(m): 7:19pm On Nov 14, 2014
They are both wonderfully made!

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Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by tonyot(m): 7:20pm On Nov 14, 2014
Nice meeting
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by Nobody: 7:24pm On Nov 14, 2014
7up

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Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by san316(m): 7:32pm On Nov 14, 2014
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Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by Nobody: 8:09pm On Nov 14, 2014
Wow!!!
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by Nobody: 8:16pm On Nov 14, 2014
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Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by brightmexy(m): 8:21pm On Nov 14, 2014
See extreems shocked!...... God too much
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by maum: 9:18pm On Nov 14, 2014
sunnyshayne:
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Indeed. Lookalike
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by gift01: 10:02pm On Nov 14, 2014
In all things, give thanks to the Almighty for making you perfect. Some have it too much while others lack virtually everything but we shouldn't mock them but look back and be grateful for the live we have.

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Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by clixa: 10:10pm On Nov 14, 2014
Na so! lipsrsealed
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by Nobody: 10:18pm On Nov 14, 2014
all fingers are really not equal
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by greatiyk4u(m): 10:30pm On Nov 14, 2014
Noted
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by Charles4075(m): 10:40pm On Nov 14, 2014
Amazing
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by JEITO: 11:03pm On Nov 14, 2014
These is how you define two extremes...

But na hw Mr kosen take dey farm na
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by julioralph(m): 11:19pm On Nov 14, 2014
gift01:
In all things, give thanks to the Almighty for making you perfect. Some have it too much while others lack virtually everything but we shouldn't mock them but look back and be grateful for the live we have.
Post of the day.
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by Nobody: 11:32pm On Nov 14, 2014
wao! I love these photos. They give me something to think about.
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by Nobody: 1:08am On Nov 15, 2014
ARE YOU KIDDING ME??
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by Nobody: 1:23am On Nov 15, 2014
chaii, na person b dat abi carved image?, see wonders
Re: Photos: The World’s Tallest And Shortest Men Meet by alotofgrace(m): 1:41am On Nov 15, 2014
God indeed created heaven and earth

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