It wasn’t easy for the pair, especially Klein, to grow up differently. He was teased and called names because of his tiny stature.
In their book Life Is Short, he writes, “Unfortunately, my unwanted and unearned celebrity effortlessly migrated from high school to college.”
Klein was depressed for a long time. “I’d had enough of hearing the term midget.’ I was tired of being a part of a group but feeling alienated. I’d had enough of the looks, pointing, and laughing, and I’d had enough of being alone “he continued.
Klein was going to reconnect with Arnold, so he wouldn’t be alone for much longer.