Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Sadly his life was short too

Photo source AP Associated Press

He Pingping, the world's shortest man according to Guinness World Records, has died at the age of 21. He stood 2 feet, 5.37 inches tall. He is pictured above with the world's tallest man, Sultan Kosen who is 7 feet, 8.9 inches tall. 

He Pingping died after developing chest problems while filming a television program in Italy. The Chinese-born man, who became a record-holder in March 2008, was taken to hospital in Rome for treatment but died on Saturday March 13.

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Coffeeveggie addict. said...

that was really sad...may he rest in peace now!

Dan said...

The older I get, the sadder it is to see youngsters die early. RIP He.

maryt/theteach said...

Kathy, I heard about this this morning on Regis and Kelly. He was on Regis and Kelly some time back. It's sad. :(

william said...

very sad indeed..... so many people are passing away :(

shasha said...

it is not how short you have lived your life anyway but how meaningful it was.

Gattina said...

I didn't know that, I have seen him once on TV here in Belgium. 21 is too young to die, sad.

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