They Might Be Giants…

By David Schoetz

Mar 12, 2010 12:04pm

…but life for those afflicted with this condition takes a painful toll — both on the mind and the body. Neal Karlinsky and producer Eloise Harper stepped inside the world of a giant for the segment below as doctors try to find ways to stop the growing. An interesting moment in the report at about the 7-minute mark, where President Barack Obama gives a shoutout to "his biggest supporter," Igor Vovkovinskiy, pictured above, one of the world's tallest men at 7 feet, 8 inches and with size-26 shoes.  The tumor causing Vovkovinskiy's massive growth has been successfully removed.  

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