Inmate to state: Fix my face from failed suicide attempt

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This booking photo provided by Oregon Corrections shows Monte Callaway. Callaway wants taxpayers to buy him a new mouth. Callaway shot off his lower face in a botched suicide attempt four years ago at a coastal bar. Now the 52-year-old wants the state Corrections Department to pay an estimated $45,000 to finish reconstructive work disrupted when he landed behind bars. As is, Callaway has no teeth and a mouth so small a spoon won't fit. Dierks agrees that inmate Monte Callaway requires reconstructive surgery, not just cosmetic surgery. (AP Photo/Oregon Corrections via The Oregonian)