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Burglary Victim, Tied to Her Bed, Uses Toes to Type 911 Message


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Aside from Quentin Tarantino and Ludacris, most people take toes for granted. Unless we stub one or see one sticking out of our socks, our phalanges tend to spend their entire lives mired in obscurity at the bottom of our anatomical basements. Every now and then, though, our little piggies rise to the occasion, and prove that they're good for a lot more than performing daily duties like going to the market or eating roast beef.

Just ask Amy Windom, a 39-year-old woman from Atlanta who recently became the victim of an armed domestic burglary. According to the AP, a man carrying a handgun entered Windom's house late Monday night, took several of her belongings, and then tied her to a bed. Windom told police that the burglar initially wanted to take her laptop as well, but decided against it after the victim told him it was a work-issued device that could easily be tracked down. Once he left, though, Windom managed to open the laptop with her feet, and used her toes to type an instant message to her boyfriend, asking for help.

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