little person


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little person

A person who is small in size, typically due to dwarfism. Our new neighbor is a little person, but I just think of him as Jim.
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The "little person" in "Made in Dagenham" is, as is often the case with Cole, a woman - in this case Rita O'Grady, who leads the Ford strike which led at the end of the 1960s to a law-guaranteeing equal pay for men and women.
There's the most pumped-up "little person" ever, clinging to a fabric lifeline dangled by a woman on a trapeze, the duo soaring overhead in gorgeous, seemingly impossible arcs ...
I'm a little person who likes to see the little people recognized for the work they do.
Here I have a little person budding with more curiosity than can be satisfied, whose zany antics throughout her daily routine contain within them the very epitome of what it means to discover, grow, and learn limits.
"My little sister Katy was a precious, precious little person. Genuine in almost every way.
He really is the sweetest, most affectionate baby - such a cuddler - and I totally understand now that protective thing mums have with their sons, that deeprooted feeling of 'That's my boy.'" Geri added: "It is so lovely to have this little person who is half each of us.
But on a page of her firm's Facebook site she advertises the services of "her favourite little person" Lauren, who dresses up in fancy dress.
Tania Zee is proud to present the first movie with a female, little person as the lead, Tonya Banks standing at 4ft, star of Lifetime's show, "Little Women: L.A." The movie also features Guinness Record's tallest female actress in a leading role, Lindsay Kay Hayward (TLC Network's My Giant Life, R100) standing at 6'8 1/4" tall making film history to have such a dynamic duo.
It is a pretty cool park - with grass and mature trees, a river and a playground with equipment that suits them both, sand pits, slides, swings and dens - a little person's fun park.
The Boardwalk features Gulliver Dowd, a handsome, tough-talking little person who became a private investigator after the death of his sister.
The astrologer asserted that the advent of a new sibling will make a big difference to George because he will be knocked off his pedestal, but already they could see he was an attractive, extrovert, confident little person.
BORN TO BE DIFFERENT Channel 4, 9pm Ask any little person about the troubles that come hand in hand with growing up and they will reel off all manner of woes such as the fact that they didn't get the monster truck they wanted for their birthday.
It was a little person's paradise with a world of soft-play possibilities for kids of all ages, to say nothing of a mini football pitch, which also incorporated basketball hoops (can you imagine?), mini cinema, motorised bike track and a homemade food menu with something for everyone to smack their lips to.
Summary: Marvin Humes has been handcuffed to a little person as the band celebrate his stag do.
If the strike fails then the little person will need to find a new voice to take on the juggernaut of the state.