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Gaining plenty of attention is Jyoti Amge
the world's shortest woman
Amge from Nagpur in India was all smiles as she was carried out onto the observatory at the highest public place in New York, the Empire State Building.
Jyoti in front of you actually measures 2 feet and half an inch
This is not the first record she has held she was the world's shortest teenager
But there have been shorter women in history. Jyoti is just half an inch taller than Pauline Musters who previously held the record
She says being a record-holder has had its benefits
"I like it very much. Being in the Guinness Book of World Records I get to visit different places like London, Italy, New York and everywhere.
Nineteen-year-old Jyoti was born with a dwarfism called achondroplasia and is not expected to grow anymore.
She weighs just five kilograms and is smaller than a New York fire hydrant but her aspirations are much bigger.
She wants to go into Bollywood movies but hasn't had too many offers, so she is heading to Hollywood.
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Shortest woman in the world Jyoti Amge heading to Hollywood

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田兒 published on August 18, 2014    田兒 translated    Daniel Chin reviewed
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