Dwarfism in the News: World’s Smallest Dwarf Siblings Live Large at College

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[Source: ABCNews.com]

Bradley (Brad), 21, and Bridgette (Bri), 23, Jordan are primordial dwarfs and the world’s shortest living brother and sister, but they live life large.

Bri weighs 18 lbs. and is only 27 inches tall; Brad is 35 pounds on a 38-inch frame, according to the book of Guiness World Records.

The Sandoval, Ill., siblings are part of a new eight-part television series, “Big Tiny” that will premier tonight and will air on subsequent Mondays at 10 p.m. on TLC.

Because of their size, they have special challenges: They ride in car seats, Bri bathes in the kitchen sink and just lifting a bag of sugar off a supermarket shelf is hard work.

But with the help of their family — mom Christy Jordan and their average-sized sister Brandi — they not only cope, they succeed.

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