"I knew I could trust him because I was just a woman he knew—he wasn’t there for the novelty factor."
We talked to Ihab Yassin about what it's like living in a world built for tall people.
"People think that if they associate with someone different, like me, everyone around them will think that they're different too."
Achondroplasia is a form of dwarfism caused by a genetic mutation, affecting one in 20,000 people. In Italy, there are about 2,500 people living with achondroplasia. Italian dwarfs, as opposed to other nationalities, are particularly fond of a...