Chances are you’re familiar with several stories about giants, including the biblical Goliath who the young lad David slew with a single stone hurled from his trusty slingshot.
According to his description in 1 Samuel 17, Goliath’s incredible height was “six cubits and a span”. That equates to a mind-boggling 9 feet and 9 inches!
I know, it’s hard to imagine a human being ever managing to grow to a height of 9 feet. After all, even the tallest NBA players are over a foot shorter than that.
But truth be told, on extremely rare occasions humans do grow to about that height.
In fact, it happened right here in the United States as recently as the early 20th century! Read on for the story of a truly fascinating man…