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Making a Living with 24 Digits
Yoandri Hernández Garrido, known as "24," has six fingers and six toes on his hands and feet.
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Aug. 24: Yoandri Hernández Garrido, 37, known as "Twenty-Four" shows his 12 fingers in Baracoa, Guantanamo province, Cuba. 

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 Hernández is proud of his extra digits and calls them a blessing, saying they set him apart and enable him to make a living .

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Hernández makes a living by scrambling up palm trees to cut coconuts and posing for photographs in this eastern Cuban city popular with tourists.

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Known as polydactyly, Hernández's condition is relatively common, but it's rare for the extra digits to be so perfect. 

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One traveler paid $10 for a picture with him, Hernández said, a bonanza in a country with an average salary of just $20 a month.

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Making a Living with 24 Digits

Yoandri Hernández Garrido, known as "24," has six fingers and six toes on his hands and feet.

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