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  • Who: Michael and James Lanier

  • What: Tallest twins - male

  • Where:

Identical twins Michael and James Lanier (USA) (b. 27 November 1969) of Troy, Michigan, both stand 2.235m (7ft 3in). Their sister Jennifer is 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in) tall.

The brothers played  basketball at The University of Denver and UCLA, respectively.


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