World’s shortest woman: Jyoti Amge Promotes 2014 Guinness Book (Video)

By on Sep 14, 2013 in Amazing, United States, World Comments
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The world’s shortest woman arrived in New York City on Thursday, September 12, 2013 to promote the latest Guinness World Records 2014 book.

Jyoti Amge, the shortest living woman in the world standing at 24.7 inches tall and weighing 12 pounds, made a public appearance at the Empire State Building‘s 86th floor observatory.

The 19-year-old native of Nagpur, India also visited other notable US landmarks that include Times Square and the Statue of Liberty.

Reports say that Amge’s size was due to a medical condition called achondroplasia, that usually cause dwarfism.

Below is a CBS video of Jyoti Amge, the world’s shortest living woman.

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