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    Revolutionary Leg Extending

    “Just when you think plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures couldn’t get any weirder,” says Wendy Michaels at LimeLife, “along comes something like this”: Limb-lengthening operations to add a few inches to your height. Though the painful surgery was once reserved for people with dwarfism and children with one leg longer than the other, an increasing number of (mostly) men of just-below-average height are seeking it out for purely cosmetic reasons, according to ABC News. Here, a brief guide to the “radical and costly procedure”: How does limb-lengthening work? Though medieval torture devices aren’t involved, the procedure is arduous and prolonged. A doctor breaks the patient’s shin bone and inserts a telescoping rod. Over time, the rod


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