World of the Bizarre
Cuban man has 24 digits
By T.K. Randall
August 30, 2011 · 26 comments
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Yoandri Hernandez Garrido has 6 perfectly formed fingers on each hand and 6 perfect toes on each foot.
Far from being a hindrance, Hernandez claims that his additional digits are a blessing and have helped him to carve out a living climbing up trees to collect coconuts and by being paid by tourists to have his photograph taken with them.
Known as polydactyly, Hernandez's condition is relatively common, but it's rare for the extra digits to be so perfect. Anyone who glanced quickly at his hands would be hard-pressed to notice anything different unless they paused and started counting.
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