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More Men Paying To Have Legs Broken, Extended With Rods To Gain Height

At a glance

  • Why would someone like John—handsome, confident, funny, a father to three—shell out for a procedure that costs more than a Tesla and results in months of agony for a couple of extra inches?
  • It’s not like he was particularly short, at just shy of the average height of an American man (five feet nine).
  • But the opportunity to be above average was too good to pass up.
  • “I noticed that taller people just seem to have it easier,” John says, laughing. He shrugs. “The world seems to bend for them.”



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