China’s Real-Life Munchkin Land

Yet another way in which 21st-century China trumps America: The Telegraph reports on a mountain town in Kunming, China, where all of the citizens are dwarves. This sounds so magical:

Everyone in the commune must be under 4ft 3 ins tall and they run their own police force and fire brigade from their 120 residents. Now the group has turned itself into a tourist attraction by building mushroom houses and living and dressing like fairy tale characters.

“As small people we are used to being pushed around and exploited by big people. But here there aren’t any big people and everything we do is for us,” said spokesman Fu Tien.

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  • http://www.trashrobot.com Robert Bridge

    Charlie and the Chocolate factory, right?

    • Anonymous 2

      That's the oompa loompas… wizard of oz bro.

      • http://www.trashrobot.com Robert Bridge

        Ah shucks I was hopin for a follow up musical video of these guy's singin. Wicked post though.

      • ANY

        you are retarded
        oompa loompas are from charlie and the chocolate factory
        not wizard of oz….. bro.

        • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJbjJetU_1k Rob

          It's a theatrical thing, really you wouldn't understand and just for the record there's no such people as oompa loompas, it's a rhetorical joke you nerd.

  • lucy88

    Big people exploit them, but they dont mind dressing up for the tourists?

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJbjJetU_1k Rob

    It’s a theatrical thing, really you wouldn’t understand and just for the record there’s no such people as oompa loompas, it’s a rhetorical joke you nerd.

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