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Sandy Allen, 53, the world's tallest woman, died early Wednesday at a nursing home in Indiana. At 7-foot-7 Ã‚Â¼ inches, Allen has been listed in Guinness World Records as the tallest living woman since 1974, the Indianapolis Star reports.
Yao Defen, believed to be the world's tallest woman, has begun treatment in a Shanghai hospital to rid her of a brain tumor at the root of her gigantism.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.