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This Man Has Been Growing His Fingernails For 62 Years And It's Crazy

Shridhar Chillal definitely wipes with his right hand.

Hey guys! This is Shridhar Chillal, from Maharashtra, India. Just your normal dude, except WAIT A MINUTE.

What is happening hereeeee?

These are the fingernails on Chillal's left hand.

Well, he definitely wipes with the right hand.
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Well, he definitely wipes with the right hand.

Just this week, the Guinness Book of World Records verified that the 78-year-old has the longest fingernails on a single hand. He's been growing them for 62 YEARS and they clock in at cumulative 358.1 inches.

He's been growing them since he was 16, inspired by a teacher who told him he would never appreciate how hard it was to lose a nail until he tried to grow them himself. OKAY SHRIDHAR, WE GET IT.
Guinness Book of World Records

He's been growing them since he was 16, inspired by a teacher who told him he would never appreciate how hard it was to lose a nail until he tried to grow them himself. OKAY SHRIDHAR, WE GET IT.

The nails are not without their complications. Shridhar has to turn every half hour or so in bed to make sure he doesn't crush his fingernails.

But! He told the Guinness Book of World Records, “I never have to wait in a queue."
Guinness Book of World Records

But! He told the Guinness Book of World Records, “I never have to wait in a queue."

He plans to cut them sometime in the near future and donate them to a museum, but won't say when.

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See more of Shridhar Chillal and his amazing, totally insane fingernails here.

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