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During the filming of Small Teen, Big World, Jazz and mum Bev travelled out to New York for the Little People of America Convention, where people with a variety of forms of dwarfism meet up annually.
A spokeswoman for the Short-Statured People's Association of Australia told The Age that the "decision was based on preconceived notions about dwarfism.
James' older brother Phil, who also has dwarfism, was a groomsman on the special day and helped with the wedding preparations.
But the protagonist of this episode had no choice but to confess and could never have pretended the boy was her husband's because of a little problem - the child was born with dwarfism.
The charity is looking for both groups of friends and businesses to take part, and is currently in the process of planning for its annual primordial dwarfism convention.
Ancient Mediterranean dwarf elephants are especially extreme examples of island dwarfism.
Tom can often be heard speaking on television, radio and in schools about dwarfism, trying to educate people about his personal experiences of being short.
A mutation in the gene Pit1 accounts for Yoda's dwarfism, long life span, and other unusual traits, says Richard Miller of the University of Michigan, who supervised the mouse's care.
I was born to average-sized parents back when no one knew much about dwarfism,'' said David Neilson, a little person.
Australian pro-lifers were horrified to learn that a 32-week-old unborn baby diagnosed with dwarfism died from a late-term abortion in a Melbourne hospital January 31.
Four-year old Jack Zembsch suffers from Metatropic Dysplasia (MD), a rare and dangerous form of dwarfism characterized by soft vertebrae and a badly deformed spine.
The couple has been clear that they're not going to allow his dwarfism to hold him back.