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Chinese Boy Jumps 1,000 Times a Day for a Year to Be Taller, Still Shortest in Class

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While there haven’t been any real scientific studies on the relationship between jumping and height, many Asian parents still believe that forcing their children “jump more” can make them grow taller.

Such is the case of a couple in China who encouraged their 12-year-old son to jump 1,000 times a day under the assumption that it would increase his height.