cabinet card of Lucia Zarate (born 2 January 1864 in Mexico & died 15 January 1890) ~ She was the first person to have been identified with Majewski Osteodysplastic, Primordial Dwarfism Type II. She was entered into the Guinness World Records as the “lightest recorded adult," weighing 4.7 pounds (2.1 kg) at the age of 17. According to a 1894 article in Strand Magazine, Zarate achieved her full growth by the age of one year. She stood 20 inches tall. ∞
These job programs allow individuals with disabilities to flourish
Jack Falejczyk plays the piano and swim competitively. He's also blind, but he doesn't let that stop him from succeeding. We talked to Jack and his family in our Summer 2012 issue of Chicago Special Parent. Click through for the whole story.