In pictures: Chandra Bahadur Dangi, the world's shortest man?
In a picture taken on February 9, 2012, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, a 72-year-old Nepali who claims to be the world's shortest man at 56 centimetres (22 inches) in height, has dinner with relatives at his home village in Reemkholi village, Dang district, some 540 kilometres southwest of Kathmandu. Pilloried by neighbours, laughed at in freakshows and spurned by the women he admired from afar, Chandra Bahadur Dangi has always seen his tiny stature as a curse. But the 72-year-old Nepali, who claims to stand at just 56 centimetres (22 inches), is on the brink of life change as significant as a lottery win as experts prepare to test his claim to be the shortest man in history. AFP PHOTO/Prakash MATHEMA
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