Man who's been growing his fingernails since 1952 has finally cut them

Technology 12-7-2018 Mashable 23
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Warning: this video shows graphic footage of a man getting his fingernails cut after growing them for 66 years. 

Shridhar Chillal — from Pune, India — has been growing his fingernails since 1952. But, over six decades later, he's decided to cut them. Prior to getting his nails cut, 82-year-old Chillal's fingernails measured a total of 909.6 cm (29 ft 10.1 in) — the world record for the longest ever fingernails on a single hand. The length of his fingernails actually equates to the same length as a London bus. 

Per the Guinness World Records, Chillal started growing his nails at age 14 after a teacher told him off for breaking his long nail.  Read more...

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