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21 Human Body World Records That Are Hard to Handle

5. A teenager has the world record for longest female legs! Maci Currin, a 17-year-old American, has a brand new Guinness World Record for the 2021… Trista - July 15, 2021
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5. A teenager has the world record for longest female legs!

Maci Currin, a 17-year-old American, has a brand new Guinness World Record for the 2021 book. She has the world’s longest legs for a female and the longest legs for a teenager. Her legs stretch almost a meter and a half in length, with her left leg measuring 135.267 centimeters (53.255 inches), while her right leg measures 134.3 centimeters (52.874 inches). Maci’s family, from Cedar Park, Texas, is relatively tall. Nevertheless, none of her other siblings or even her parents quite match her height. 

Maci stands at 6 feet, 10 inches tall. Her legs make up 60% of her total height. Even though it can be hard to fit through most doorways, it is difficult to get in and out of cars. Furthermore, it especially hard to find clothes that fit just right. However, her long legs also give her lots of advantages. That is especially true when it comes to playing on her high school’s volleyball team. Maci first noticed she had longer than average legs back in 2018. Someone asked her if she wanted her own custom pair of leggings since she could not find any that fit her. Then, Maci researched if she could hold the official Guinness World Records titles for the world’s longest legs on a female. Now she is a part of history. 

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4. Imagine living as the shortest woman in the world. 

Jyoti Kisanji Amge, who turned 27 on December 16, 2020, is the Guinness World Record holder for the world’s shortest living woman. Born in Maharashtra’s Nagpur, Amge is two feet tall (61.95 cm), confirming her as the world’s shortest female alive. In 2009, she hit the spotlight globally when she appeared on Fuji TV’s Bikkuri Chojin 100 Special no 2. Amge was measured by Dr. Manoj Pahukar, an orthopedic consultant, at the Wockhardt Superspeciality Hospital in Nagpur, her hometown. Also, GWR adjudicator Rob Malloy was on hand to oversee proceedings, as per the record book. 

According to her mother, Ranjana, her daughter was of average stature under five years of age. “It subsequently emerged that she has a form of dwarfism, known as achondroplasia, and will never grow beyond a certain height,” Guinness World Records states. The genetic condition is considered a disorder of bone growth, which prevents the changing of cartilage to bone, particularly in the legs and arms. The dwarfism also includes “limited range of motion at the elbows, large head size, small fingers, and average intelligence.”

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3. Would it be weird to have the most fingers and toes on the planet?

A 63-year-old woman named Kumari Nayak from Odisha’s Ganjam district has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records. For what? She has the most fingers and toes in the world. Nayak, who suffers from a condition known as polydactylism, has 12 fingers and 19 toes in total. Because of her situation, she has sadly spent her entire life in isolation and hiding at home. She claims that she has no money to afford medical treatment, although she has gained fame due to her extra digits. However, what hurts her the most isn’t physical pain. It is an emotional pain brought on by people who avoid her and sometimes brand her as a ‘witch.’ 

After living in isolation for years, government officials are finally reaching out to try and help her. She is eligible for a regular pension and has also been offered a new home to live in. Officials have stated that they will help raise awareness about her condition with her neighbors and ensure that she enjoys a pleasant and less lonely life. Before she set the record, the previous record-holder for having the most digits in the world was Devendra Suthar. In 2014 he made it to the record books with his 14 fingers and 14 toes. 

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2. Having the world record for highest top fade is something to brag about. 

Benny Harlem is easy to spot in a crowded place. It is not just for his fashion sense but for his sensational record-breaking hair. Benny made his way into the Guinness World Records in 2018 as the titleholder for Tallest High Top Fade. His hairstyle stands 20.5 inches (52 cm) tall, and to perfect his perfect updo, the model sometimes has to take up to two hours to shape and comb his hair. The dad, from Los Angeles, California, has passed on his stunning hair genes to his daughter Jaxyn. Benny Harlem wants to inspire people of all cultures to embrace their true identity by appreciating their own natural hair.

Benny Harlen first started getting attention for his hair after posting a magnificent Instagram photo with his daughter in 2016, showcasing both of their luxurious manes. The images, of course, then went viral, earning Benning a whopping 381,000 followers. Benny, his wife, and daughter now have become known for their inspiring “hair goals.” All members of the Harlem family exhibit a passion for natural hair care. Benny and the rest of his family use homemade shampoos prepared with unprocessed and pure ingredients like berries and coconuts. In turn, they are also taking care of their overall health so that their hair is well nourished. 

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1. The record for tallest married couple is relationship goals.

Sun Mingming, and his wife Xu Yan, of China, was certified as the world’s tallest couple by Guinness World Records in 2016, with their combined height of nearly 13 feet and 11 inches.  At 7 feet 9 inches tall, Sun easily towers over everyone else who is in the room. Xu, who stands just shy of 6 feet 2 inches tall, stands above most people in the room. You may be curious about Yao Ming. Just so you know, the former NBA center for the Houston Rockets is one of China’s most famous tall people. However, he is 7 feet 6 inches tall. 

The couple had married back in 2013 in Beijing, and both are athletes, not surprisingly enough. Sun, who is 33 years old, plays basketball, while his wife, 29 years old, is a handball player. The fortunate couple offered their recipe for a happy and trusting marriage, telling the records keeping group, “No one is perfect. Therefore you need to support one another daily.” I guess you won’t be finding any step ladders or footstools in their home. 

 

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