Week In Photos: Condom Fashion, Tallest Man Weds, More

Week In Photos: Condom Fashion, Tallest Man Weds, More
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Erdos, Inner Mongolia, China, July 12, 2007This tall tale is true: The world's tallest man, Bao Xishun, and his bride, Xia Shujuan, pose during their wedding ceremony on the outskirts of Erdos, in the north Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Xishun, 56, is a herdsman who towers 7 feet, 9 inches (2.4 meters). He is listed as Earth's tallest man in the Guinness World Records and won fame in 2006 when his long arms saved a dolphin's life.

In his global search for a wife, Xishun ended up marrying a woman from his hometownwho was nearly half his age and more than two feet shorter, Reuters reported.

More than 2,000 people attended the traditional ceremony, held a few months after the couple was legally wed in a civil ceremony.

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