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Sports Illustrated Taps Model Who Is 56 And Stands 5-Foot-3

By The Associated Press. 15 secs ago Kathy Jacobs. Photo: CPImages Kathy Jacobs says it’s important not to discount people because of their age or height. She should know — the petite 56-year-old is a brand new Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model. Jacobs, from Calabasas, California and who stands 5-foot-3-inches, hopes her appearance in the issue will help change readers’ views of beauty. “I’m just like so grateful that they took like a chance on me,” says Jacobs. ”Two things you can’t change about yourself are how old you are and how tall you are.” The 2020 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is online and on newsstands Tuesday. The cover features a trio of models — Olivia Culpo, Jasmine Sanders and Kate Bock, who also each have individ...