SO UGLY.... :-(
His name is Frank, short for Frankenstein.
Pretty much, I get one of three standard responses when people see this:
1. "Whoa, that's going to be a huge scar. That's awesome."
2. "Wow you're so lucky! You could have [fill in the blank here: hit a tendon, hit an artery, broke your neck, died...]"
3. "Are you worried that it looks like a suicide attempt since you're going to be a psychologist?"