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World's Shortest Woman
A high school student in central India was recognized as the world's shortest woman by Guinness World Records on Friday as she turned 18 and said she hopes to earn a degree and make it in Bollywood

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Guinness World Records adjudicator Rob Molloy, right, and Dr. Manoj Pahukar of Wockhardt hospital, second left, measure Jyoti Amge at a press conference in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Amge, 18, was declared shortest woman in the world measuring 62.8 centimeters (24.7 inches) by the Guinness World Records. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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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)

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Indian Jyoti Amge, 18, who stands at 61.95 centimeters (2 feet), poses in front of a mirror as she prepares for a press conference with Guinness World Records at her home in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Officials from Guinness were expected to measure Amge later Friday and declare her the World's Shortest Woman. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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Guinness World Records adjudicator Rob Molloy, right, confers the title of the shortet woman of the world to Jyoti Amge, 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)

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Jyoti Amge wipes her tears after getting the title of the shortest Woman of the world, 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)

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Guinness World Records adjudicator Rob Molloy, center, and Dr. Manoj Pahukar of Wockhardt hospital, right, measures Jyoti Amge in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Amge, 18, is now eligible under the Guinness World Record guidelines for the "Shortest Woman in the world" title measuring 61.95 centimeters (2 feet). (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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Indian Jyoti Amge, 18, who stands at 61.95 centimeters (2 feet), smiles as she prepares for a press conference with Guinness World Records in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Officials from Guinness were expected to measure Amge later Friday and declare her the World's Shortest Woman. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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Indian Jyoti Amge, 18, who stands at 61.95 centimeters (2 feet), puts on lipstick while her sister Archna looks on as she prepares for a press conference with Guinness World Records in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Officials from Guinness were expected to measure Amge later Friday and declare her the World's Shortest Woman. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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Indian Jyoti Amge, 18, who stands at 61.95 centimeters (2 feet), combs her hair in front of a mirror as she prepares for a press conference with Guinness World Records in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Officials from Guinness were expected to measure Amge later Friday and declare her the World's Shortest Woman. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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Jyoti Amge, 18, center, who stands at 61.95 centimeters (2 feet), poses for a photography with her family at her residence before a press conference with the Guinness World Records in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Officials from Guinness were expected to measure Amge later Friday and declare her the World's Shortest Woman. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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Unidentified relatives congratulate Jyoti Amge, 18, who stands at 61.95 centimeters (2 feet) at her residence before a press conference with Guinness World Records in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Officials from Guinness were expected to measure Amge later Friday and declare her the World's Shortest Woman. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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Jyoti Amge, 18, who stands at 61.95 centimeters (2 feet), holds the hand of her elder sister's son Vishatej, 5, as other sister Rupali looks on at her residence before a press conference with Guinness World Records in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Officials from Guinness were expected to measure Amge later Friday and declare her the World's Shortest Woman. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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Relatives congratulate Indian Jyoti Amge, 18, who stands at 61.95 centimeters (2 feet), before a press conference with Guinness World Records in Nagpur, India, Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Officials from Guinness were expected to measure Amge later Friday and declare her the World's Shortest Woman. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

World's Shortest Woman

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

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