Bao Xishun, the World's Tallest Man

The Tale of Bao Xishun, The World's Tallest Man

A herdsman from Inner Mongolia travels a long way after being placed in the Guinness Book of World Records
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Towering Above the Rest
Bao Xishun, 57 years old, measures close to 7 feet 9 inches — officially, Guinness has him at 2.361 meters — making him the world's tallest man.

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