He has never worked outside the home or seen a doctor, and until Wednesday, he had never left his remote mountain village in western Nepal. So 72-year-old Chandra Bahadur Dangi only recently learned he might be the world's shortest man.
Dangi says he's only 22 inches (56 centimeters) tall — about the size of a toddler — and he's hoping to claim the title. Guinness World
Recordssaid in an email Wednesday that its officials would arrive in Nepal's capital Sunday to measure Dangi.
-- Reported by the Associated Press
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