Rev. Smith declared “World’s Tallest Midget”

Monday, October 4th, 1999 - 9:35 am PDT

Standing nearly 6″1′, The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith was this morning declared by the ICHS (International Committee on Heights and Sizes) to be the tallest midget alive.  Smith accepted the honor in a televised ceremony from Rotterdam.  ”Today, I feel huge,” declared Smith just before falling flat on his ass to the delight of thousands of noteworthy onlookers.