Hollywood actor grows 3 inches taller after limb lengthening surgery

Dec 22, 2023

From CBS 12 News: A man who broke both of his legs on purpose to get three inches taller has achieved his dream. This week, Rich Rotella got the rods in his legs removed officially completing his surgery.

CBS12 News has been following his story since he decided to get the leg lengthening procedure.

“I used eight birthday wishes as a child, that I would become taller. And after the eighth year, I just gave up. Because I said it's never gonna happen. So I accepted my height," said Rich.

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