By Ian Hanigan
Students at Westpark Elementary School received a pretty big surprise earlier this week.
Sultan Kösen, recognized by the Guinness World Records organization as the tallest living man at 8 feet 3 inches, stopped by for a visit with some much shorter second- and fourth-graders to field questions, pose for photos — like the one on the right with Westpark Principal Ann Marie Simmons – and even dunk a basketball.
A resident of Mardin, Turkey, Kösen was in town for the Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival in Costa Mesa. Turns out he’s friends with a Westpark family and was amenable to meeting …read more
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