The World's Smallest Teen


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16-year old Jyoti Amge may be the world's smallest teenager, but has a smile and spirit large enough to capture any heart. Born with a growth disorder, the young girl is only 1ft 11inch tall and weighs only 12lbs, but still manages to lead a normal life in her native town of Nagpur, India.

The last of five children, Jyoti is a spoilt rotten by her normal-sized siblings who think of her as a 'porcelain' doll. Since she is so tiny, all her clothes are custom-made for her as is her chair and desk at the high school she attends. Also thanks to a crippling bone condition, she is unable to walk and has to therefore be carried to school every day.

However, this is where the differences end. Just like any other teenager, she loves clothes, music and movies. She also wants to travel all over the world and aspires to be an actress when she grows up.

Her dreams are starting to become reality. She recently starred in a music video starring one of India's most famous popstars and was also the subject of a British Documentary, which was aired on Channel Four on June 11th.

While Jyoti will never grow any taller, her legs can be fixed by inserting metal rods. However, the procedure could be painful and nobody knows if it will be successful. Her parents are not sure they want to put her through the suffering and are trying to fnd alternative herbal methods to cure her. Meanwhile, this tiny beautiful girl keeps beaming and dreaming !


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  • sokeefe_forever
    sokeefe_foreverTuesday, June 8, 2021 at 8:00 am
    Oh my goodness she's so cute! I hope all her dreams come true or already have!!!
    • unipug2
      unipug2Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 7:08 am
      And I thought That I was short
      • kittencandy
        kittencandyMonday, June 8, 2020 at 4:38 am
        • starx25
          starx25Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 10:18 am
          • rch9
            rch9Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 8:25 am
            eww, what if you were that small and she called you Ewww.
          • hiWednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:23 pm
            amazing, cute girl!! This is 2019, and she's 25!!! COOL!!
            • sylvie55555
              sylvie55555Monday, May 4, 2020 at 3:10 pm
              2020 now!!!
            • ajg16
              ajg16Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 5:33 pm
              Wow, she's amazing. I kinda disappointed the video stopped early but anyways I hope she is doing great!
            • Not true Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 5:54 pm
              There getting someone to mouth it and they got a baby
              • meloetta24
                meloetta24Friday, November 3, 2017 at 1:37 pm
                she's shorter than my 3year old sister but older than my 10year old sister!!
                • CaterpillarYTWednesday, February 15, 2017 at 11:49 am
                  tis fam is small but true surviver #PranksterGangsterNation
                  • grace33322290Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 7:20 am
                    you guys are being mean i think she is really cute