Dec. 12, 2011 - Doctors try to stop him growing seven fret nine inches and Yoshimitsu still grows: Yoshimitsu Katsuzaka, 22 years old farmer's son just can't stop growing. Already he is 7 ft. 9 ins. and weighs 255 lbs. When this enormous youth lost strength and just couldn't keep up with himself, he was admitted to Tokyo's University Hospital and there Professor Kontaro Shimizu, the brain surgeon, examined him and decided on an operation to try and halt his growth,which he claimed was due to abnormality in the pituitary gland

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Dec. 12, 2011 - Doctors try to stop him growing seven fret nine inches and Yoshimitsu still grows: Yoshimitsu Katsuzaka, 22 years old farmer's son just can't stop growing. Already he is 7 ft. 9 ins. and weighs 255 lbs. When this enormous youth lost strength and just couldn't keep up with himself, he was admitted to Tokyo's University Hospital and there Professor Kontaro Shimizu, the brain surgeon, examined him and decided on an operation to try and halt his growth,which he claimed was due to abnormality in the pituitary gland

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