Friday, March 19, 2010

MFS - Strange But True - People 5


Khagendra Thapa Magar The Smallest Man in the World?
Khagendra Thapa Magar (born October 1991), son of Rup Bahadur and Dhana Maya Thapa Magar, is the shortest man in the world, measuring 56 cm (22 inches).

Magar is from the Baglung District of Nepal and is dubbed as a "little Buddha" by the villagers. He weighed only 600 grams (21 oz)at birth, It was like watching a newly hatched chick fresh from a shell,” The Telegraph quoted his mother Dhana Maya Thapa Magar as saying.. He started walking only at the age of eight., Khagendra now is only about 5.5 kilograms (12 lb; 0.87 st).

So is he the smallest man? Read more about him on MFS,with videclip.

And what exactly is Primordial Dwarfism, the cause of their abnormal growth?

Read more about it on MFS,with 2 videoclips.

1 comment:

  1. Poor him! - but look at him - he knows how to be happy, what many of us forget that: happiness comes from little things ...
    Nice post Will, keep up - you just doing great! ;)


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