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Inchworm (Part I) Johnny Longshank

Inchworm (Part I)

Johnny Longshank

Published June 27th 2011
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Kindle Edition
64 pages
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This amazing story is the work of Johnny Longshank, better known as MMT, founder of the worlds largest cosmetic leg lengthening (LL) community, Make Me Taller (http://www.makemetaller.org).This book details the first part of his journey to becomeMoreThis amazing story is the work of Johnny Longshank, better known as MMT, founder of the worlds largest cosmetic leg lengthening (LL) community, Make Me Taller (http://www.makemetaller.org).This book details the first part of his journey to become taller - describing his desires and motivations to increase his height and his decision to go to China to have surgical LL - a drastic procedure where the bones in his legs were broken and then slowly stretched using metal frames to allow him to grow by two inches in height.Although it is not well known, this procedure is carried out by thousands of people every year and this book gives a unique insight into the minds and lives of those people who risk everything for a few extra inches of height.The procedure was carried out by one of the worlds leading orthopaedic surgeons, Chinas Professor Xia, and the book contains informative pictures and examples of other patients that Johnny met along the way.Whilst some who undergo LL are simply vain and wanting to improve their prospects with the opposite sex through an extreme form of cosmetic surgery, others are suffering from more serious conditions, including height neurosis and body dysmorphia.A contributing factor to the desire of men wanting to go through the procedure is the fact that society favours men who are taller, and men who are average height or below may feel at a disadvantage, something covered in depth in the book.The procedure takes advantage of a phenomenon called Distraction Osteogenesis where new bone cells grows to fill spaces left in a break - subject to certain conditions and a number of risks, detailed in the book.This is a must-read for anyone who dreams of becoming taller - and a compelling purchase for those simply looking for a good, original read!