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A Las Vegas woman named Chris Walton who hasn't clipped her finger nails in 18 years has won the Guinness World Record for the longest nails in the world.
Walton showed her nails at a New York City event, where Guinness spokesman Stuart Claxton called her a "unique beauty".
The 45-year-old's nails measure 10ft 2in on her left hand and 9ft 7in on her right hand. She said she does her own makeup and does household chores despite the challenges posed by her extremely long nails.
But she uses her knuckles to text on a mobile phone.
"I hate all the cleaning, but I do it," said Walton, who is a professional singer.
One daily activity that does prove difficult is getting change out of her pocket, she added.
Now that she has won the record she plans to get rid of the nails, but will have to do it slowly because "I'm so used to having nails I'd be running into walls and doors."
The previous record holder was Lee Redmond of Salt Lake City. Ms Redmond's nails measured a total 28 feet but she lost her nails in a car crash in 2009.


据英国《每日电讯报》9月15日报道,拉斯维加斯一名叫克丽丝•沃尔顿的女子18年间从未修剪过指甲,这使她赢得了吉尼斯世界纪录-"世界最长指甲女性"的称号。
沃尔顿在纽约市的一场活动中展示了自己的指甲,吉尼斯的一位发言人斯图亚特•克斯顿称其是"独特的美女"。

沃尔顿现年45岁,她左手的指甲长10英尺2英寸(3.1米),右手的长9英尺7英寸(2.9米)。她说,尽管超长的指甲给她带来诸多不便,但她还是自己化妆做家务。

不过,她发短信用的是指关节。

沃尔顿现在是一名职业歌手,她说:"我痛恨各种清洁工作,但我还是去做。"

沃尔顿还说,在日常生活中,从口袋里掏个零钱出来也是件费力的事。

如今,她打破了(世界)记录,所以她打算把指甲剪掉,但是这还得慢慢来,因为(她说)"我已经习惯了长指甲,(如果一下子剪掉),我可能什么都做不了。"

上一位最长指甲的纪录保持者是来自盐湖城的雷•蒙德。蒙德太太的指甲总长为28英尺(7.51米)。但是她在2009年遭遇车祸,长指甲也因此"报废"。