In terms of height they are worlds apart.
The world’s tallest man, Bao Xishun today shook hands with He Pingping who claims to be Earth’s shortest.
But these two men actually hail from the same region of Inner Mongolia.
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Mr Xishun shakes hands with Mr Ping Ping
While Mr Xishun, 56, towers above everyone at an astonishing 7.9ft, 19-year-old Mr Pingping is a mere 2.4ft high.