Introducing the World's Shortest Man...

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at 02:59 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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Edward Nino Hernandez is in many ways a typical 24-year-old Colombian male. He loves to dance reggaeton, dreams of owning a fast car and wants to see the world.

Top on his list of people he would like to meet are Jackie Chan, Sylvester Stallone and former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe.

What sets Nino apart is his size.
He is slightly taller than a piece of carry-on luggage and weighs just 22lbs (10kgs).

And he has just been officially certified as the world's shortest living man by Guinness World Records, measuring 27ins.

Nino, who works part time as a dancer, said:'I feel happy because I'm unique.'

He also reveals he has a girlfriend - an 18-year-old who is just under 5ft.

Although he has cataracts in both of his eyes that blur his vision and, require urgent surgery that the family can't afford, the budding actor has won a part in a new film, playing a drug thief.Nino is mentally sharp and laughs easily though it's sometimes hard to understand his high-pitched speech and his stubby fingers make writing difficult.

He had to repeat several years of school before dropping out aged about 13.

His mother said he loves to travel - though he hasn't been outside Colombia - and likes to play dominoes and checkers.

'He only gets depressed when he's shut in at home,' she added.

However, it is unclear whether Nino's fame will last long.

Khagendra Thapa Magar of Nepal is expected to take over after he turns 18 in October. He measures about 22ins and is currently recognized by Guinness as the shortest living teen.

The previous smallest man in the world was He Pingping of China, who was 1.5 inches taller and died in March.


esonu at 04:52 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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Huh??

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arfeez01 at 05:21 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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What about the world's shortest woman?please poster balance the equation here
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Teejay2 at 05:51 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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old story
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sixtyhoney at 06:01 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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ewu chim what a world what type of human is this?god have mercy
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endygreat at 06:12 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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GOD is Great, sometimes when we see all this. it's good to know GOD. abeg na GOD ER greate am.
 
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Kendoo at 07:11 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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No. He is not
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Kendoo at 07:21 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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This is Partiality...... What about the word shortest woman. Post it immediately.
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shaoyang at 07:48 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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HHMM.. ABEG NINO CARRY THIS YOUR AWARD AND MONEY DE GO YOU HEAR? YOU NO GET RIVAL
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qunodinga at 07:52 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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God is so faithful
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Ataguba at 08:04 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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Quote from: arfeez01 on 05:21 PM,  6/09/2010
What about the world's shortest woman?please poster balance the equation here
Its a man's world...
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Ceenod at 08:11 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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Damn!!

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enc4life at 10:46 PM, 6/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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another akin and paw paw don show again for town
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donuche at 03:19 AM, 7/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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GOD is a master designer and all glory should go to him. glory
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oceannaija at 04:53 AM, 7/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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Passing by
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oceannaija at 04:54 AM, 7/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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Quote from: arfeez01 on 05:21 PM,  6/09/2010
What about the world's shortest woman?please poster balance the equation here
Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
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iyke1 at 05:43 AM, 7/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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  Roll Eyes  Huh?
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solid_solid at 08:33 AM, 7/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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mhhhhhh .... God have show him that He did not make mistake creating him that way .... by making him popular
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Pepesy at 08:37 AM, 7/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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Nawaoooooooooooooooooo.
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yomightgold at 09:01 AM, 7/09/2010 (7 years ago)
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God is Great.
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