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Chicago hospital creates world’s largest orthopedic cast

The Northshore Orthopedic & Spine Institute in Chicago set a Guinness World Record by constructing an orthopedic cast measuring 12 feet long and five feet wide. The hospital says it create the giant cast to raise awareness of bone and joint health, and that the cast would fit the leg of a person who stands 78 feet tall. Guinness has already presented the hospital with a certificate certifying the cast as the largest in the world.