World's shortest couple get engaged

World's shortest couple get engaged

The world's shortest couple, Katyucia Hoshino and Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros have gotten engaged after eight years of being in a relationship.

World's shortest couple get engaged

Paulo, 30, popped the question in front of friends during a sushi dinner. Katyucia, 27, made sure he wasn't joking before accepting with a huge grin on her face.

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Katyucia and Paulo, who stand at 35.2 inches and 34.8 inches respectively, hope to enter the Guinness book of world records once they tie the knot - thus becoming the world's shortest married couple.

The title currently belongs to another Brazilian couple: 46-year-old Douglas Maistre Breger da Silva and 43-year-old Claudia Pereira Rocha. They measure 35 inches and 36 inches respectively and got married 18 years ago.

The couple who are from Brazil met on social media and started chatting on MSN Messenger.

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It was love at first sight for Paulo, who has a rare genetic condition called diastrophic dysplasia dwarfism.

'I found her very beautiful from the first moment I saw her,' he said.

Paulo is a legal secretary while Katyucia owns her own beauty Salon.

Katyucia is said to have started shopping for a wedding dress ahead of their big day.

World's shortest couple get engaged

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