Shorty Rossi

Shorty, 41, grew up in two different worlds - one an upper-middle-class, almost completely white, suburban neighborhood of Los Angeles, with his dwarf parents, and the other the Nickerson Gardens Housing Projects in Watts, a section of South Central Los Angeles, where he lived with a family friend to avoid conflict at home. By the age of 15, Shorty was living on his own. [+]