Igor Vovkovinskiy, of Minneapolis, currently the tallest man in the United States at seven feet eight inches, speaks with members of the media at Reebok headquarters, in Canton, Mass., Thursday, May ... more 
Igor Vovkovinskiy, of Minneapolis, currently the tallest man in the United States at seven feet eight inches, speaks with members of the media at Reebok headquarters, in Canton, Mass., Thursday, May 3, 2012. Vovkovinskiy, who has a shoe size between 22 and 26, says he's had 16 surgeries in six years to fix problems created by shoes that didn't fit. Reebok is providing a pair of sneakers to Vovkovinskiy at no charge. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Steven Senne
Thu, May 3, 2012 3:07 PM EDT