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World's longest fingernails finally cut after 66 years

10 days ago   |   By WGN TV

They were only fingernails, but to Shridhar Chillal, cutting them off probably felt a bit like cutting off his own hand.
That's because for 66 of his 82 years, Chillal, of Pune, India, has been growing the longest fingernails ever recorded on a single hand, his left. They together stretched about 30 feet, or the length of a bus, before he finally had them cut on Wednesday.
Beginning with his curling, 6.5-foot long thumb nail, the nails were removed with a mini power saw, as seen in a Guinness World Records video. But they weren't destroyed: Chillal ultimately did away with the nails after...
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