Did year old midget Walter Morrison from Fayetteville, NC get stuck in a mailbox for three days after falling in while mailing a letter, and was he then rescued by mailman Thomas Dunsmore? No, that story did not happen. It originated on a site that posts made up hoaxes under the guise of satire that often get copied by other sites which then present them as real news. The dwarf story originated from an article published on April 24, by World News Daily Report under the headline "Midget stuck 3 days in mailbox after falling in while mailing letter" archived here. That story began:. A man suffering from dwarfism almost died after falling inside a U.