World's Shortest Person June 2011-Junrey Balawing Photos, Video
Junrey Balawing of the Philippines Was Named the World's Shortest Man on June 12, 2011. Here are Junrey Balawing Photos
According to media reports, Junrey Balawing has been named the World's Shortest Man by Guinness World Records.
How Tall is Junrey Balawing?
The native of the Philippines stands just 23.5 inches tall. He takes over for the previous World's Shortest Man, Nepal's, Khagendra Thapa Magar from Nepal, who is just 26 inches tall.
According to Balawing's family, Junrey stopped growing in his first year of life. Balawing has difficulty walking and is unable to go to school. He spends much of his time in the house and needs his family to tend to him.
His family hopes that will media attention will translate into medical help for Junrey.
Here are some Junrey Balawing photos