"By the time I turned one, my mom couldn’t pick me up, and I couldn’t sit on her lap. At 8 years old, I had officially outgrown everyone in the family."
“My mom gets so annoyed when she wakes up and sees me hovering over her with a trombone,” Peet Montzingo told HuffPost.
Days earlier, video of the 9-year-old breaking down over taunts about his dwarfism went viral.
Their combined height was a little less than the previous record holders.
"If you've always had to fight, then you know how to fight and you know how to survive."
"Height is nothing to me."
Imagine there's nowhere you can go where you are not the curiosity that tempts roving eyes and odd glances. Imagine that your very presence evokes a profile in the imagination of others, which instinctively limits who and what you are.