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Six-finger family hopes for Brazil's trophy No. 6
by Nathalie Marie, June 20th, 2014 5:27PM

TAGS:  off the post, video


[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Fourteen out of the 24 members of the Silva family in Brazil were born with six fingers on each hand. The Silvas are considered to be a good luck omen for Brazil, hoping to win its sixth World Cup title.

The extra digit comes from a genetic condition called polydactyly.

With a Brazil title win this summer, the Silva family will be able to express how many times Brazil has won the World Cup with just one hand.

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