Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 30, 2013

Dwarf stands tall in the Guinness World Records

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While none of those terms bug him, he knows of others his size who are offended by the term "midget."

"There is a group of little people that is encouraging the idea of being offended by use of the word 'midget,'" Lowell said. "The term in Guinness is 'dwarf,' which is also medical. But I have absolutely no problem with anything like that."

 

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Details for this story were provided by Joe Hadsall, a reporter for The Joplin (Mo.) Globe.

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