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The world's smallest man lives in Nepal

Khagendra Thapa Magar turned 18 on Thursday. A team of Guinness World Records adjudicators found him to be 67 centimeters tall, 3 centimeters smaller than the previous record holder. He weighs just 6 kilograms.

Khagendra Thapa Magar is measured at a local hospital in Pokhara. His tiny stature has made him a celebrity in Nepal and abroad.

Khagendra Thapa Magar is measured at a local hospital in Pokhara. His tiny stature has made him a celebrity in Nepal and abroad.