Skip to comments.Nepali teen bids for crown of world's smallest man ever (18years old, 22" tall!)
Posted on 10/15/2009 11:36:36 AM PDT by DCBryan1
Nepali teen bids for crown of world's smallest man
Khagendra Thapa Magar: the Nepali is 18 but weighs just 10lbs
When Khagendra Thapa Magar, who weighs just 10lbs, turned 18 yesterday he submitted an application to the Guinness Book of World Records, hoping to realise his ambition of being recognised as the planets shortest man, a title currently held by He Pingping of China, who is 28.7 inches tall. If Mr Magars claim is verified, he could turn out to be the joint shortest man of all time, according to Guinness, equalling the late Gul Mohammed of Delhi, who also stood 22 inches tall and died in 1997.
Mr Magar, who enjoys karate and occasionally performs with a dancing troupe, told The Times that his life in the foothills of the Himalayas in rural Nepal one of the worlds poorest countries had already been transformed after word of his size spread.
God is great. He made me small in size but has now given me big name. What else could I have asked for, he said. He now hopes his celebrity status will let him travel to Japan, London and America.
Suddenly ridicule has turned into praise. Earlier people used to make fun of me. Now they congratulate me, he said.
The student, who has learning difficulties and says his hobbies include playing with pebbles and worshipping Buddha, also has his sights set on an arranged marriage and children. I keep on telling my father to find me a small wife, he said. Now its up to him to find a right match.
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Any tiny Freepers females available on the singles list? Must be willing to relocate;)
Aww, he’s precious! I hope he finds love.
My youngest daughter is a dwarf, although she’ll be taller than 22”! She’ll most likely be right at 3’9 to 4’1
He’d be a great jockey.
He's certainly not one of the Nephilim!