Publish: 11 Oct 2020, 01:27 pm
Maci Currin isn't all legs, but 60 percent of her overall height is made up of them.
Two Guinness World Records were broken by a 17-year-old from Cedar Park, Texas: one for having the longest legs for a female and one for a teenager with the longest legs, reports CNN.
According to Guinness, her left leg is over 53 inches long, while her right leg is slightly shorter, at 52,874 inches.
In a video posted on the group's YouTube channel, Currin's mother talks about realizing that her daughter was taller than her peers at an early age.
"I guess there's some kind of gene in there that gives her that tallness," her mother said in the video.
Currin is 6-foot-10. Her father was 6-foot-5, her brother is 6-foot-4 and her mother is 5-foot-7.
"Around sophomore year, I just stopped caring what people thought of me," Currin told Guinness. "And once I just stopped caring, I wasn't affected by anything."
To motivate others to accept their height, Currin now uses her social media. She regularly posts about trust and body image, with 1.7 million followers on TikTok, and another 50,000 on Instagram. On TikTok, her videos cross millions of viewers per video.
"I hope that tall women can see that height is a gift," Currin told Guinness. "And that you shouldn't be ashamed that you're tall. You should really embrace it."