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78-Year-Old Indian Sets Guinness World Records for Longest Fingernails on One Hand

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  October 5, 2015 at 9:43 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
India's 78-year-old Shridhar Chillal, who has not cut his fingernails since 1952, has made it to the Guinness Book of World records for the longest fingernails on one hand ever.
 78-Year-Old Indian Sets Guinness World Records for Longest Fingernails on One Hand
78-Year-Old Indian Sets Guinness World Records for Longest Fingernails on One Hand
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The combined length of Chillal's fingernails is 909.6cm and one of his thumbnails alone is two meters long.

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Chillal said, "I have paid a price for my terrifying talons. My nails were nothing but trouble in my younger years. My passion of growing nails started when I was beaten up by a teacher in school for breaking one of my nails and was told that I would never understand the kind of care required not to break them. My family members opposed but I decided from that point on that I would never cut my nails again. This was the biggest goal in my life."

Chillal has offered to dedicate his nails to a museum.

Source: ANI
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