“Normal people shouldn’t underestimate little people. In all respects, they can do things that normal people can do.”
Jyoti Kisange Amge (born December 16, 1993) is an Indian woman who holds the Limca Book of Records and the Guinness Book of Records for being the world’s shortest living woman with a recorded height of 62.8 cm (2 ft 0.6 inches). Her limited height is due to a growth abnormality called achondroplasia. After being noted in Guinness World Records; Amge appeared in the 2009 documentary titled: Body Shook: Two Foot Tall Teen. She was a guest on Big Boss 6, an Indian TV show. Along with Teo Mammucari, she co-hosted the Italian channel called Chanale 5 in 2012. In the same year, she had the opportunity to meet the shortest man in the world, Chandra Bahadur Dangi from Nepal, an advertisement they published together for the 57th edition of the Guinness World Record. 2013. In 2014, she appeared on the fourth season of the freak show America Horror Story and appeared in 12 episodes of the show. In 2015 she received an honorable International Russian Horror Film Award. She considers: “People like me may be small in stature, but they can also act.” She was the winner of the title of the smallest girl of 2010 and 2011. The wax statue of her is present in the celebrity wax museum in Lonavala, India.
“I would like to be an actress in Hollywood and win an Oscar. The only difference is my height.”
Despite knowing the fact that she suffers from a form of dwarfism, her parents raised her like any other child. She attended a normal school where she was treated equally, except for the fact that she had her chair and her desk in miniature. Her items like clothes, shoes, jewelry, dishes, utensils, bedding and other accessories were custom made and designed separately.
“When people see me on TV, they get really happy because they don’t have to interact with me. When they start interacting with me, they ask me questions like I’m a baby or treat me like I’m a baby and hug me like I’m a baby.” , and that’s what they do wrong.”
Lying Lesson: Dwarfism can affect our bodies in many ways, including bowed legs, trouble breathing, lower back pain or numbness in the legs, reduced muscle tone, and delayed motor skill development , curvature of the spine, limited joint flexibility and arthritis or even recurrent ear. infections and risk of hearing loss. But winners like to live life unapologetically. They do not feel sorry for themselves, they embrace life, they accept the current situation, they stay strong, they do not allow themselves to be labeled, they know their weaknesses but focus on their strengths/talents, they challenge themselves to learn something new and live a unique and wonderful life full of meaning and purpose. She believes, “I feel grateful that I am this small; after all, if I weren’t small and hadn’t broken these world records, I might never have been able to visit Japan, Europe and many other wonderful countries.”