Robert Wadlow

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Name: Robert Wadlow
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

County board backs high-speed rail stop

The Madison County Board unanimously agreed to support the choice of the Alton Multimodal Transportation Center as one of two area stops on a high-speed rail line between St. Louis and Chicago.A second stop is being proposed for St. Louis.The center is ... [Published Edwardsville Intelligencer - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Looking up a tall man

At 5ft 10, Julius Ocwinyo, a writer is not a short man. If, however, he is awestruck by the height of another man, then that man must be very tall. Standing next to his friend James Morgan Ogal however, Ocwinyo appears short. The two men are friends, ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Skip the trash, go for the real flash — the Falls

I grew up just a few kilometres from the Falls and took the place for granted simply because of its close proximity. What did appeal to me, however, was the beguiling kitsch of Clifton Hill, with its models of the world's tallest man (Robert Wadlow at ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Madison County Board supports high-speed rail stop in Alton

EDWARDSVILLE — The Madison County Board unanimously approved a resolution supporting the Alton Multimodal Transportation Center as one of two high-speed rail stops in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area at its July meeting Wednesday. The second stop in the ... [Published Alton Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

Guinness World Records: 11th Grader from Turkey Becomes World's Tallest Female T

Rumeysa Gelgi,17, is World's Tallest Teenager (female) Guinness World RecordsA 17-year-old from Turkey has been awarded the Guinness World Records title of Tallest Teenager (female).Rumeysa Gelgi, who has a height of 213.6 cm (7ft 0.09 in), is an 11th ... [Published International Business Times India - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

A real life gentle giant

Every year as the city of Manistee celebrates the July 4th holiday, some thoughts turn to Robert Wadlow, the “giant” who was part of the 4th of July parade in 1940. Robert Wadlow was from Alton, Illinois. He was the tallest man in recorded history at ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Mini Abe gets celebrity treatment in Lake County

He only stands about 12 inches tall — maybe a bit taller in his trademark stovepipe hat — so he could get lost in a crowd pretty easily.But Mini Abe was still hard to miss at Six Flags Great America this week as the Illinois Office of Tourism icon paid ... [Published Lincolnshire Review - Jun 20 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary: Mary Langston Parker, associate professor emeritus of medicine, 89

Parker Mary Langston Parker, MD, who made an indelible mark at Washington University, first as a dedicated, tireless physician and researcher and then as the university’s forward-thinking director of student health services, died Saturday, May 24, ... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - May 29 2014]
First reported Feb 22 2014 - Updated Feb 22 2014 - 1 reports

History for February 22 - On-This-Day.com

History for February 22 - On-This-Day.com B irth anniversary of George Washington (1732-99), first president of the US. Birth anniversaries of baseball manager Sparky Anderson (1934-2010), Robert Wadlow, world’s tallest ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Feb 22 2014]

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County board backs high-speed rail stop [Published Edwardsville Intelligencer - Jul 22 2014]
Looking up a tall man [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Jul 20 2014]
Skip the trash, go for the real flash — the Falls [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 19 2014]
Madison County Board supports high-speed rail s... [Published Alton Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
Guinness World Records: 11th Grader from Turkey... [Published International Business Times India - Jul 11 2014]
''I like being different'' Meet the world's tal... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
Turkish girl, 17, who stands at 7ft tall is off... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 10 2014]
A real life gentle giant [Published Examiner.com - Jun 30 2014]
Mini Abe gets celebrity treatment in Lake County [Published Lincolnshire Review - Jun 20 2014]
Obituary: Mary Langston Parker, associate profe... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - May 29 2014]
History for February 22 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Feb 22 2014]
Surgery for 7ft woman at AIIMS [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 16 2014]
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Obituary: Mary Langston Parker, associate profe... [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - May 29 2014]
Parker Mary Langston Parker, MD, who made an indelible mark at Washington University, first as a dedicated, tireless physician and researcher and then as the university’s forward-thinking director of student health services, died Saturday, May 24, ...
History for February 22 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Feb 22 2014]
History for February 22 - On-This-Day.com B irth anniversary of George Washington (1732-99), first president of the US. Birth anniversaries of baseball manager Sparky Anderson (1934-2010), Robert Wadlow, world’s tallest ...
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