The Tallest Man On Earth And His Extraordinary Story

Small Beginnings

Image Credit: Getty Images/Imagno

Image Credit: Getty Images/Imagno

On February 22, 1918, in the town of Alton, Illinois, a boy was born. He was named Robert Pershing Wadlow, and he showed no signs of being different from the other babies. He weighed an unremarkable 8.7 lbs, but his life was not to be a traditional one. Soon, Robert began changing. 

Click ‘Next Page’ to see what suddenly shifted in his life. 

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