In this Nov. 19, 2013 photo, wood carver Bill Johnson looks at the old wooden carousel horse he has restored in his garage on Jekyll Island, Ga. The horse was found with others in a pile of trash after Hurricane Katrina, without a foot and part of the face was rotted away. Three others that Johnson restored have been sent back to the owners but he kept this and another that were thought too expensive to repair. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Terry Dickson) TV OUT
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Terry Dickson

In this Nov. 19, 2013 photo, wood carver Bill Johnson looks at the old wooden carousel horse he has restored in his garage on Jekyll Island, Ga. The horse was found with others in a pile of trash after Hurricane Katrina, without a foot and part of the face was rotted away. Three others that Johnson restored have been sent back to the owners but he kept this and another that were thought too expensive to repair. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Terry Dickson) TV OUT

Accident leads Georgian to skill of woodcarving

The Associated Press

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JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. — Bill Johnson is a wood carver who has done well in competitions in recent years.

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