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Al Tomaini (1918–1962)

Al was the son of Santo Tomaini and Maria Bossone. He was one of seven children, all of whom were normal with the exception of himself. At the age of 12, he was taller than his father, who stood six feet and one inch in height. He had a Great grandfather in Italy who was also a very large Giant. His parents called in a physician who, by taking ... See full bio »
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8' 4½" (2.55 m)

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According to the famous book Very Special People written by Frederick Drimmer, although he was billed as being 8' 4.5" tall this was exaggerated and he was actually only 7' 6.5"


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