Does anyone here remember the good old days when the world’s tallest and shortest men were both Chinese (and from the same region in Inner Mongolia)? Le sigh. These days, Bao Xishun (鲍喜顺) isn’t even China’s tallest man anymore — that title has now gone to a 27 year old circus performer from Henan province by the name of Zhao Liang. The cute little He Pingping (何平平) — some of you will remember him from his previous meeting with the world’s leggiest woman — still retains the title as the world’s shortest man, and just recently he met up with Sultan Kösen, a young Turkish man who is the current record holder of the tallest living man in the world, in Istanbul, Turkey:
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