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Obit: World’s Tallest Woman Dies

The woman recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest woman died yesterday at age 53. Sandy Allen, who was 7 feet 7 inches, had grown to more than six feet by age 10, and she passed the seven-foot mark by 16. Her speedy growth was caused by a tumor on her pituitary…

Catherine Strawn / August 13, 2008