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Woman claims to be world's oldest dwarf

Posted on Sunday, 28 October, 2012 | Comment icon 19 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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At 113, Indian pensioner Zeenat Bi has made the claim that she is the oldest dwarf in the world.

With a height of only 3 feet there is no denying that Zeenat is indeed a dwarf, however her exact age remains a matter of debate. Her pension records suggest she is actually 101 years old, however even if this were true she would still be substantially older than the official record holder who only just turned 74.

"I am so old that I have seen this city grow up with me," she says. "I remember during the British times, this entire city was almost a jungle. There were trees as far as the eye could see." Before she dies Zeenata would like to meet Bollywood star Salman Khan and take part in the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.

"An Indian pensioner who says she is 113-years-old is staking a claim as the world's oldest dwarf."

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Comment icon #10 Posted by Lady Annabella on 28 October, 2012, 23:35
Interesting read, I found it sad that she out lived her family and never married , and how her guardians say that no one has cared for her , must be a hard life , you see how people say they are not cared for , but she truly wasn't until now . Whether she is the oldest or not , it shouldn't matter she has lived, ither way she has lived longer then any of us hope to live and seen more then our generation Y will ever see .
Comment icon #11 Posted by the L on 28 October, 2012, 23:40
.......and if you go to the Orkneys their little houses are still there......... Can you explain that claim.
Comment icon #12 Posted by Hilander on 29 October, 2012, 0:17
That's something for her to live that long, don't know if I believe it. I have read that most dwarfs die in their early 50's so she is very lucky.
Comment icon #13 Posted by coolguy on 29 October, 2012, 4:04
If she wants to think she is the oldest drawf let her.she is not hurting any body..
Comment icon #14 Posted by sergeantflynn on 29 October, 2012, 11:54
Can you explain that claim. Skara Brae , a grassy mound by the bay of skaill , is your starting point . Self-contained miniture undergroung dwellings were revealed connected by passages . Although it was discovered in 1850 archaeologists found tools , jewellery and kitchen implements . It was described as a whole town in miniature . Google it .
Comment icon #15 Posted by wolfknight on 29 October, 2012, 14:50
So true what harm is she doing? Well is might be a little white lie LOL
Comment icon #16 Posted by coldethyl on 30 October, 2012, 22:52
She looks like the psychic from Poltergeist and Deep Roy had a baby.
Comment icon #17 Posted by ad hoc on 2 November, 2012, 23:04
Well, who knows. I suppose In a country where sitting with one arm in the air for 20 years or being able to wrap your penis around a walking stick makes you a swami to be visited, being the worlds oldest dwarf might have some commercial value... But I'd like to believe it's true.
Comment icon #18 Posted by thorn-v on 3 November, 2012, 1:06
I don't think it matters if she is 101 or 113. Either way that is old and pretty amazing.
Comment icon #19 Posted by judyrad on 23 December, 2012, 1:39
tell her to give Bilbo back his ring!


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