Chandra Bahadur Dangi, a 72-year-old Nepali who claims to be the world’s shortest man at 22 inches, looks on as villagers measures him near his home in Reemkholi village, Dang district, some 335 miles southwest of Kathmandu. Pilloried by neighbors, laughed at in freak shows and spurned by the women he admired from afar, Chandra Bahadur Dangi has always seen his tiny stature as a curse. But Dangi sees the potential of being a world record holder as a positive, life-changing turn of events.
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