The Tragic Real-Life Story Of Andre The Giant


Back in the '80s, the World Wrestling Federation - now known as World Wrestling Entertainment - was a grab-tastic slam-stravaganza crammed with classic characters and legendary storylines - and Andre the Giant was the Atlas holding it all up. The 500-plus-pound Andre dwarfed even the most enormous of his fellow athletes. According to Sports Illustrated, one of his hands could engulf a 12-ounce beer can, and his wrists were thicker than most men's ankles.

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