World's tallest teenage girl walks hands in hands with her boyfriend, the picture of young love
despite a staggering 1ft 4in height difference.
Elisany da Cruz Silva, 17, measures an unbelievable 6ft 8in tall and has to bend down to
plant a kiss on her 4ft 4in lover Francinaldo da Silva Carvalho, 22.
The youngster, from Salinopolis in Brazil, has a form of gigantism because of a tumour
The height of passion: Brazil's tallest teen, Elisany da Cruz Silva with her boyfriend,
Francinaldo da Silva Carvalho in Salinopolis, Brazil
Tender: The couple says the extreme height difference does not matter
Love no matter what: Francinaldo says his girlfriend,
who aspires to be a model, is a 'beautiful person'
The pair are happy together and she loves nothing more than stooping to kiss him
and giving him clothes from the top shelf which he cannot reach
Condition: The pretty 17-year-old who aspires to be a model, has a form of
gigantism caused by a tumour of the pituitary gland
Surgeons removed the tumour causing her height condition two years ago
after her story was first publicized
Family: Elisany da Cruz Silva with her mother Ana Maria Ramos in Salinopolis in the north of Brazil