A single photo captures the larger-than-life presence of Andre the Giant

A picture says a thousand words, but in a recently posted photo of Andre the Giant and an awestruck little boy, there’s really only one: Wow!

History in Pictures, a group on social media with a reputation for posting photos that are historically and culturally significant, recently had one of their posts go viral, capturing a candid moment from the 1970s between a young boy and the WWE Hall of Famer.

The WWE Universe is well-aware that The Eighth Wonder of the World was larger than life, but to see the astonishment on the boy’s face in such a candid setting really highlights the physical size and pop culture presence of Andre.

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