Thursday, March 31, 2005

Need a Lift?

The LA Times had a front page article today about Chinese citizens having leg lengthening procedures to make themselves taller. In China, height is equated to success, opportunity and better jobs. The taller the better.

Here is the contraption that is used to make the tibula and fibula longer after a surgeon breaks the patient's legs:

a cut above

Read the full article here: Stature of Limitations in China

I'm even thinking about having this procedure myself. 5 more inches equals 7 footer! Who's the BIG DOG now?