Hernandez Garrido man with 24 fingers

Hernandez Garrido man with 24 fingers

According to the 37-year-old Cuban Yoandri Hernandez Garrido, (Yoandri Hernandez Garrido), which on each hand and six toes on his leg, this anomaly does not prevent him to lead a normal life.

Hernandez Garrido man with 24 fingers

Yoandri Hernandez Garrido lives in the province of Guantanamo situated in the eastern part of the Island of Freedom. Residents of nearby villages Yoandri Hernandez is better known under the nickname of "twenty-four".

Hernandez Garrido man with 24 fingers

Hernandez is proud of its "unnecessary" fingers that gave nature. They told him nothing in the way, but on the contrary - to prove Hernandez easily climbs to the top of palm trees and collect the coconuts. Hernandez says that one traveler had paid as much as $ 10 for a photo with him, which is considered a great success in a country where the average salary is only $ 20 per month.

Hernandez Garrido man with 24 fingers

In science deviation Hernandez is known as polydactyly. This is not such a rare phenomenon in nature, but it is amazing how much "extra" fingers Cuban perfect and in no way inferior to normal.

If you take a quick look at his hands, and you can not see anything unusual, because the 'extra' fingers harmoniously with others. Hernandez said that as a child he was taken to the famous Cuban orthopedist who was one of Fidel Castro's doctors, and he declared that in all his life had never seen a case so well-formed polydactyly.

Hernandez Garrido man with 24 fingers

Hernandez said: "When I was young, I quickly realized that it is very profitable - have 24 fingers. Nobody ever put me down for it, on the contrary, people admire me. I have a million friends, I live well.

Once, when I was in school, the teacher asked me how much is two plus five. Then I was very young, shy, and did not answer. The teacher told me to count how many fingers I have, and I said - 12! The teacher a little upset, but it was true. " In Hernandez quite successful personal life - he has 10-year-old son from a woman who now lives in Havana, and his current girlfriend has been waiting for a second child.