Al and Jeannie Tomaini

Al and Jeannie Tomaini

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Caption: Al Tomaini (1912-1962), born as Aurelio Tomaini, with his wife, Jeannie the half girl. Jeannie Tomaini (1916-1999), born without legs, was only 2'6 (76 cm) tall. Tomaini was 7'4 (223.5 cm) tall. The pair worked in circuses and met at the Great Lakes Exposition in Chicago in 1936.

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