James Byrne

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Simpsons Did It of the Day: James Byrne of Bristol accidentally severed his thumb while doing a bit of sawing.

Plastic surgeons at Frenchay Hospital were unable to reattach the hacked-off digit, so they settled for the next best thing: They put his big toe in its place.

Byrne says having a fully functional hand is crucial in his line of work, so he would not have been able to "earn a decent living" withou