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1922: Stiltwalker Kenneth Hill


From a 1922 issue of The American Magazine:

Going Through College on Legs 16 Feet High

Back in 1911, nine-year-old Kenneth Hill’s gang in Beloit, Wisconsin, poked fun at him because he seemed unable to walk on 24-inch stilts like the rest of the boys. To-day, at nineteen, he is helping himself through college by ambling around the United States on the tallest pair of stilts in captivity.

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