Dwarfism & Limb-Lengthening

Meet Emily Ten years ago, I attended the premiere of HBO’s Dwarfs: Not A Fairy Tale along with the other subjects of the documentary.  Upon seeing me, one of the men with achondroplasia asked his friend, “What’s she doing here?  She’s not a dwarf.” “She had limb-lengthening surgeries to make her taller,” his friend murmured….

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