World's tallest woman dies at age 39

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FILE - In this May 12, 2006 file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Yao Defen, right, who is 7 feet and 7 inches (233.3 centimeters) tall poses for a photo with her elder brother in a hospital affiliated to Anhui Medical University where she is having a physical examination, in Hefei, the capital of east China's Anhui Province. The world’s tallest woman has died in eastern China. She was 39. Chinese state media say Yao died on Nov. 11, 2012, at her home in China’s eastern province of Anhui. (AP Photo / Xinhua, Wang Shilong, File) NO SALES