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World's tallest woman dies in China at age 39

FILE - In this May 12, 2006 file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Yao Defen, right, who is 7 feet and 7 inches (233.3 centimeters) tall poses for a photo with her elder brother in a hospital affiliated to Anhui Medical University where she is having a physical examination, in Hefei, the capital of east China's Anhui Province. The world's tallest woman has died in eastern China. She was 39. (AP Photo / Xinhua, Wang Shilong, File) NO SALES Photo by