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He stands tall at 27 inches

Edward Nino Hernandez is in many ways a typical 24-year-old Colombian male. He loves to dance reggaeton, dreams of owning a car, preferably a Mercedes, and wants to see the world.

world Updated: Sep 07, 2010 00:56 IST

Edward Nino Hernandez is in many ways a typical 24-year-old Colombian male. He loves to dance reggaeton, dreams of owning a car, preferably a Mercedes, and wants to see the world.

Top on his list of people he would like to meet are Jackie Chan, Sylvester Stallone and former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe.

What sets Nino apart is his size — he is slightly taller than a piece of carry-on luggage. and weighs just 22 pounds (10 kg).

Nino has just been officially certified as the world's. shortest living man by Guinness World Records, measuring 27 inches.