80 - The Smallest of the Small

Caroline Crachami, "The Sicilian Fairy," was one of the earliest identified cases of primordial dwarfism known.  She was barely a foot and a half feet tall.  The Mexican Lucia Zarate had a similar condition.

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SOURCES

Little People Make Mark On History.” Binghamton (NY) Press and Sun-Bulletin, February 5, 1978.

Two Human Wonders.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, November 10, 1876.

Bondeson, Jan. A Cabinet of Medical Curiosities. New York: W.W. Norton, 1999.

Wood, Gaby. “The Smallest of All Persons Mentioned in the Records of Littleness.” London Review of Books 19:24 (December 11, 1997).

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