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The Story Of The World's Shortest Woman

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There are a few people in this world who make us realise that accepting our flaws and weaknesses can actually become our biggest strength.

Jyoti Amge is such an inspirational example in the world. She is the shortest woman in the world and she has made her weakness her strength.

Jyoti Amge

According to sources, she is just 2.06 feet tall and weighs approximately 5.5 kg ONLY!

Check out on some more details about the world's shortest woman, which are as mentioned below.

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She Has Hardly Grown!

Jyothi is only 62.8 cm, which is 2 feet 0.6 inch tall. She weighs just 5.5 kg only! She has gained only 9 lbs from her birth weight. This is due to a medical condition known as 'achondroplasia', in which her body development stopped after she turned one.

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Her Condition Was Not None Until She Turned 5

Her family came to know about her rare bone-degenerative condition only when she turned 5 years old and her family consulted a specialist. The doctor told her height would remain the same all of her life.

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Despite Her Condition, She Loves To Be Treated Like A Regular Kid

As a teenager, Jyothi attended regular school in Nagpur, where she had her own small desk and chair. She enjoyed life just like a regular kid and never wished to be treated as a special child.

This Indian "Iron Woman" Sure Knows How To Break Gender Stereotypes

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Everything Around Her Was Modified For Her To Lead A Regular Life

From her school desk and chair to her clothes and jewellery, everything has been custom made to suit her. Even the plates, utensils or her bed and other basic necessities are specially designed for her.

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She Was Declared The Shortest Woman

On her 18th birthday, Jyothi was officially declared as the world's smallest woman by the Guinness Book of World Records, in 2011. According to sources, she is 6.7 cm shorter than the previous title holder, American Bridgette Jordan.

Her Disorder Did Not Stop Her From Becoming Famous!

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She Wishes To Be A Bollywood Actress Some Day

After she won the title of the world's smallest woman, she has set her eyes on an acting career in Bollywood. Her favourite Bollywood actors are Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Amitabh Bachchan.

We wish her good luck.

Read more about: life, world, bizarre
Story first published: Monday, November 20, 2017, 11:49 [IST]
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