This has led to ambivalence about whether Johnson was the second or third person to assume the mantle of the What Is It? Though I don't doubt many performers did not achieve fame or fortune in freak shows, I used to believe these performances and the people who ran them were cruel and exploited people with disabilities, I've come to believe that the story isn't as black and white.
I actually had no idea it was based on a true story when I picked it up and I have never heard of the main subject.
He was five feet six inches tall and weighed a mere 43 pounds.
It is very common that the development of motor functions and speech are also usually delayed and mental retardation is common in persons with microcephaly.
He wasn't anymore surrounded by the people he loved and the people who, for a reason or another, loved him and were affectionated to him.
In fact, he was the sixth generation in his family to have it.
I want to back up for a brief moment.
Wells' The Island of Dr.