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A giant is traditionally a massive mythological creature that in all other respects resembles a human being, or simply a particularly-large human being. Thus Robert Wadlow (1918-1940), the tallest human on record measuring 8'11", would not be a giant in the traditional sense as he was simply a human with a rare medical condition. True giants form a race apart, and may be as tall as 60 to 100 feet. The Bible mentions giants under the term Nephilim, and these were certainly not human, but rather demonic offspring of fallen angels.