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National Short Person Day

Embrace the little things in life this National Short Person Day - stand tall and show off your unique personality!
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December 22
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Get ready to stand tall on National Short Person Day on December 22! This special day was created to recognize and celebrate the many gifts that short people bring. It's a great opportunity for those who are vertically challenged to come together and appreciate their unique strengths, including flexibility, agility and creativity.

History of National Short Person Day

National Short Person Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Short People Advocacy</div><div class='timeline-text'>The National Organization of Short Statured Adults (NOSSA) is formed to promote understanding and acceptance of short people.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Short People Bill Introduced</div><div class='timeline-text'>California Assembly member Bill Maze introduced a bill to protect short people from discrimination. The bill did not pass.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2007</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Shorter Model's Breakthrough</div><div class='timeline-text'>Jade Thirlwall, a 5'3" model, wins America's Next Top Model cycle 9, breaking the stereotypical tall-figure requirement in the fashion industry.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Shortest NBA Player</div><div class='timeline-text'>Nate Robinson at 5'9", known as the shortest NBA player, wins his third Slam Dunk title, showing height doesn't limit achievement.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Short Person Day Recognized</div><div class='timeline-text'>Popularize through social media, National Short Person day started to gain recognition and acceptance as a day to celebrate short people.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Short Person Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a parade</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather all your short friends and throw a parade in your town! Have everyone dress up and make it unique. You can even have floats and marching bands to really make it memorable.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Build a clubhouse</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather all the materials you need, from wood to nails, and build a special clubhouse for all your short friends. Make sure to hang signs that only allow entry for people under 5’4”.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Have a movie night</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Grab some popcorn, pick out your favorite movies, and celebrate National Short Person Day with a movie night. Choose movies that feature short people or ones that are set in small towns.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for dinner</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Plan a special dinner outing with all your short friends. Choose restaurants or eateries with booths that are adapted for smaller people. Don't forget to bring cake for dessert!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create artwork</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather materials like paint, colored pencils, paper, and more to create artwork celebrating short people. Hang the art in public spaces or organize an art show so others can appreciate it too!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Short Person Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Short people have unique perspectives</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Short people often have a unique perspective on life that can be quite different from tall people. They take in the world from a slightly different angle, and this can lead to interesting insights and opinions. Plus, they tend to approach situations with creativity, resourcefulness, and an understanding that comes from seeing things through a different set of eyes!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Short people are resilient</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Despite their size, short people are some of the toughest and most resilient individuals around. Throughout history, they've been faced with countless challenges due to their stature - but rather than being discouraged or deterred, they've continued to persevere and thrive despite any obstacles that come their way.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Short people appreciate every moment</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Because of their unique perspective on life, short people often make the most of every opportunity available to them. They know that time is precious and that moments can't be taken for granted, so they're usually focused on making the most out of each day!</p></div></div>

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When is National Short Person Day?

National Short Person Day is celebrated on December 22 every year. In 2024, National Short Person Day will occur on a Sunday.

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