Archives for November 2008

The Boy Who Couldn’t Stop Growing

Today’s Oprah show featured Brenden, a 7’3″ tall, 12 year old who stumped the medical professional for years when they couldn’t figure out why he kept growing. Finally “a bone marrow test revealed that Brenden’s excessive growth started in utero when one of his chromosomes broke off, flipped around and reattached,” Dr. Oz says. “They say the odds of this happening are billions to one.”
His doctors finally figured out how to stop his growth. “They induced your body into puberty by giving you testosterone,” Dr. Oz says. “It was a very smart idea by them.” It’s worked so far—Brenden says he hasn’t grown in the past six months.
I am amazed at the positive attitude Brenden displays. He justs wants to be treated normally – a basic human desire we all have. His biggest challenge is finding clothes that fit. He says he has everything custom made. Shaquille O’Neal invited him to come and hang out with him and he was going to introduce him to his favorite tailor and have some clothes custom made for him. Perhaps we could all beg for the same tailor’s phone number.
Thanks Brenden for standing tall and having such a positive outlook in what could be such an awkward time of your life!

Susan’s Tall Fashions – Now 25% off

I just got wind that Susan’s Tall Fashions on Ebay has now reduced all items 25% off. Most of her inventory is from previous seasons at Long Elegant Legs. So take advantage of this great deal. Shipping is a bit on the high side, but if you order more than one item be sure to request a combined invoice prior to paying and you may save yourself a bit of money by combining shipping charges.

A Weekend of Sales

There are many weekend sales including a few 2 day only sales in progress. Be sure to check out the sale pages at Tall Clothing Mall for the best deals inclucing the following.

JCPenney Buy More, Save More sale! Save $20 off $100 or More, $15 off $75 or More, and $10 off $50 or More from 11/14/08 through 11/15/08! Enter Code 2DAYSAVE at checkout.

Jos. A. Bank’s 2 Day Sale! Fri & Sat, Nov 14th & 15th. Free Shipping On All Orders Over $175!

Save Extra 20% on Big and Tall Jackets, Coats & Sweaters

Save an extra 20% off jackets, winter coats and sweaters at Westport Big & Tall when you enter coupon code: WISALE08 during checkout. I do not know when this coupon expires, so don’t wait too long.
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