The World's Smallest Man

17-year old Khagendra Thapa Magar is reported to be the shortest man in the world, measuring 60 cm (24 inches). Magar came from the Baglung District of Nepal and is dubbed as a "little Buddha" by the villagers. Just 600 g (1 lb 5 oz) at birth, Khagendra now is only about 5.5 kg (12 lb).

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