Friday, February 10, 2012

World's Smallest man to meet tallest man in Italy

Junrey Balawing from Philippines  the world's shortest living man according to the Guinness Book of World Records, measuring at 0.5993 m (1 ft 11 23 in).

Junrey is about to meet the planet's tallest in Italy. The invitation was confirmed by Sindangan Mayor Nilo Sy.

“May imbitasyon ang mga Balawing, si Junrey at dalawa pang kasama – bale ‘yong mga magulang niya – papuntang Italy. Inaasikaso ito ngayon ng munisipyo,” he told ABS-CBN News in the local dialect.

Junrey was excited upon hearing the news as it will be his first time to ride a plane.
According to Junrey’s father, Reynaldo, Sy told them of the invitation last Monday.

“Tinanong niya ako kung gusto ba namin. Sabi ko naman na gusto,” he said.

“Sobrang saya ko nang malaman kong pupunta kami ng Italy,” added Junrey’s mother Concepcion. 

“Baka kasi doon namin makikita ang magandang kapalaran ng aming pamilya."

The Balawings are scheduled to leave for Italy in April. They are expected to stay there for two weeks.

Source: ABS-CBN News
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