Junrey Balawing prepares to be weighed by his father prior to a series of measurements conducted by a Guinness World Records representative at Sindangan Health Center, Sindangan township, Zamboanga ... more 
Junrey Balawing prepares to be weighed by his father prior to a series of measurements conducted by a Guinness World Records representative at Sindangan Health Center, Sindangan township, Zamboanga Del Norte province in Southern Philippines Saturday June 11, 2011, the eve of his 18th birthday which is coincidentally the Philippines Independence Day. Officials said Saturday Balawing was measured at 24 and 1/4 inches (about 61 centimeters) lying down and about two inches shorter than the current record holder Khagendra Thapa Magar of Nepal and is expected to be officially named as the world's shortest living man when he turns 18 Sunday. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Bullit Marquez
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 6:58 AM EDT