Giants have been a staple of mythologies from around the world for thousands of years. Though their characteristics shift depending on culture or tale, the thought of people that are larger-than-life has captivated the minds of creatives over the ages. While the giants of legends may not exist, record-breaking “giants” are born all over the world. Some become the stuff of folk heroes and freak shows, while others are driven to reclusive solitude. Though each lives a curious life of their own, their collective experience and methods of dealing with adversity can teach us more about ourselves than meets the eye. So, how about knowing about a few of these real life giants? Keep reading!