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    Posted on May 11, 2017

    14 Reasons To Be Thankful For Being Short

    The world seems like it was made for tall people, but what you lack in height, you make up for in determination.

    1. The world seems like it was made for tall people, but what you lack in height, you make up for in determination.

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    Life under 5'2" ain't easy... but it sure can be fun.

    2. When you want to, you can use your height to pass as the cutest person in the world.

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    Little do they know.

    3. You learn to have a different eye for clothing: where a tall person sees a T-shirt, you see a dress.

    4. Couches are limitless for you: you can lay down comfortably even on a couch meant just for two.

    5. And blankets cover you from head to toe.

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    It's even better if you roll yourself up into a little burrito.

    6. When it comes to traveling, you never have any problems.

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    From the ample leg space, you'd never guess you were flying coach on the budget airline!

    7. Same goes for road trips.

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    Okay, so sometimes they ask you to sit on someone's lap if the car is full, but hey, one makes up for the other, right?

    8. Large crowds ain't got nothin' on you — you're an expert at finding the "gaps" in the crowd.

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    "Pardon me!"

    9. Concerts can be rough, but you're always the first one to sit on the shoulders of the tall people.

    10. And if you want to go unnoticed, it's the easiest thing in the world.

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    You could be a spy.

    11. You'll never bang your head on a really low doorway or ceiling.

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    Watch out, tall folks! Hehehe

    12. And even when a short person is clumsy, they have less of a chance of banging into things.

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    Just those damned table corners.

    13. Oh, and yes, you can be both short and strong.

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    Don't test me.

    14. And you can always scare people by threatening to kick their shins*. (Come on, sometimes they deserve it!)

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    *BuzzFeed does not encourage hitting the shins of other human beings.

    This post was translated from Portuguese.

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