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Jyoti Amge smiles after getting the title of the shortest woman by the Guinness World Records adjudicator Rob Molloy, in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Amge was declared the shortest woman in the world measuring 62.8 centimeters (24.7 inches) by the Guinness World Records. (AP Photo/ Manish Swarup)

World's shortest woman aspires for stardom

January 1, 1970

Jyoti Amge, a high school student in central India, was recognized as the world's shortest woman by Guinness World Records on Dec. 16 as she turned 18 and said she hopes to earn a degree and make it in Bollywood.