Dwarfism

My Genetic Disorder Is My Superpower

Warwick Davis | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Warwick Davis

People often ask me what it's like to live with a genetic disorder, which is a difficult question to answer because I have no point of reference as to what 'normal' is, what it's like to live without a genetic disorder. I am me, and this is all I've ever known. I could talk about the pain, the surgeries, the complications and the difficulties but that's not my style. All those things, along with my genes, make me who I am. They determine my personality, my attitude to life, my resilience in the face of adversity.

The Touching Reason This Boy And His Dog Are Best Friends

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Parents

A boy who has dwarfism has developed a firm friendship with dog who has the same condition. Quaden Bayles, five, was diagnosed with achondroplasia –...

People Are So Worried About Offending People - We've Shot Ourselves in the Foot

Warwick Davis | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Warwick Davis

The more people try not to speak about someone's disability or difference, the more they'll end up stumbling - and it's very obvious to that person what's going on. And they won't be offended! I don't mind somebody acknowledging my height or talking about dwarfism. To be honest, if they're curious or inquisitive, I'd rather we did chat about it.

Teen Who's 39 Inches Tall On Looking For Love

Barcroft Media | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For the most part, Hannah Kritzeck is just like you average teenager. The 19-year-old loves singing and dancing and really wants to find a date fo...

Spanish Bride ‘Gives Birth To Dwarf Stripper's Baby After Hen Night Romp'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

A newlywed who slept with a dwarf stripper on her hen night surprised her husband nine months later – by giving birth to a dwarf. Well that’s ...

Dwarf On A Date Mistaken For A Child & Handed Crayons & Colouring Book

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

A romantic meal for James Lusted and fiancée Chloe Roberts fell flat when restaurant staff mistook them for a mother and son. Lusted, who is a dw...

Dwarf On A Date Mistaken For A Child Handed Crayons And Colouring Book

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

A romantic meal for James Lusted and fiancée Chloe Roberts fell flat when restaurant staff mistook them for a mother and son. Lusted, who is a dw...

Is This The Smallest Girl In The World?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

She might be five years old, but that doesn't stop onlookers from calling her 'Baby Charlotte'. Charlotte Garside was born with a rare form of Pri...

Indian Woman Claims She Is World's Oldest Dwarf, Aged 113 (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

An Indian pensioner who says she is 113-years-old is staking a claim as the world's oldest dwarf. Zeenat Bi has Government pension records stating...

'She May Look Like A Doll, But She's Made Of Strong Stuff'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK

It was a big day or all primary school children - and an even bigger one for Charlotte Garside, Britain's smallest schoolgirl. The five-year-old is...

World's Smallest Bodybuilder Dies In India Aged 23 (PICTURES)

Helen Roberts/ CoverAsiaPress | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

The world’s smallest bodybuilder has died at the age of 23. Aditya “Romeo” Dev made it into the Guinness Book of Records in 2008 thanks to h...

Dwarf Bodybuilder Jason Owen Is UK's Smallest Strongman (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Source: Barcroft Media Meet dwarf strongman Jason Owen - the UK's only dwarf body builder who can lift more than twice his own body weight. The ...

Of Mice And... Elephants? Amazing Shrinking Evolution Explained

PA | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK

It took 24 million generations for mammals to evolve from the size of a mouse to that of an elephant, a study has shown. Shrinking is a much faster...