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www.cas.muohio.edu

This picture shows that achondroplasia is not a new disease and has been around for ages.  Notice the people in the background and their reactions to these little people.

child with achondroplasia
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http://www.achondroplasia.co.uk/

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www.hopkinsmedicine.org/orthoped

 Dr. Micheal C. Ain is an assiant professor at The John Hopkins Hospital.  He is also the Director of Residency Training Program for John Hopkins Pediatric Orthopaedics department. This shows that people with achondroplasia can do anything a normal sized person can.

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http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/hmn/F01/top_medicine.html

Famous Dwarfs

Click Famous Dwarves to find out about some little people who have made it BIG in Hollywood