Performed in Ripley's first Believe it or Not Odditorium at the 1933 Chicago World's Fair; billed as "The Most Remarkable Man Alive!"
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I met hundreds and thousands of people, and none finer than the midgets and the Siamese twins and the caterpillar man and the bearded woman and the human seal with the little flippers for hands. I never asked them any embarrassing questions and they never asked me, and God, it was a great adventure.
His true stature had he born with normal legs would have been about five foot seven inches.
His classic pose of balancing himself upright with one arm