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UPI - Guinness World Records said a Kansas man who underwent a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy set a record for the world's largest tonsils.

The record-keeping organization said one of the tonsils removed from Justin Werner, 21, of Topeka at Excellent Surgery Center in Topeka Jan. 18 measured 2.1 inches long, 1.1 inches wide, and 0.7 inch thick while the other measured 1.9 inches long, 1 inch wide and 0.7 inch thick, the Tokepa Capital Journal reported Monday.

The tonsils were respectively 0.8 inches and 0.6 inches longer than the previous record tonsils, which were removed from Justin Dodge of Milwaukee.


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Tom Stewart
7/19/2011 12:00:43 am

His wife got the best reward, now that the guy doesn't snore like a bulldozer anymore!

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