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World's shortest man shuns limelight

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He Pingping, the world's shortest man, tells the BBC he prefers running a restaurant to craving fame.

The 22-year-old, who lives with his sisters in China's Inner Mongolia, is just 73cm tall - making him officially the shortest man who is able to walk.

Helen Fawkes reports.

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