David Aguilar, from the small European country of Andorra, was born with an arm that never fully developed while he grew up and from the age of nince has been using LEGO to build a prosthetic extension. While early versions were simple mechanisms, David is now utilising Mindstorms robotics to give himself more mobility and grip. And his nickname? Hand Solo of course!
Check out the video above and challenge yourself not to say “He’s more machine now than man.”
Thanks to Brick Fanatics for helping to spread the word on this amazing story.
This post originally appeared on Rebelscum.com on the 18th of March, 2018.
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Having enjoyed playing with LEGO from his earliest years, Jeremy started collecting LEGO Star Wars in 1999 when the theme was first released. He has shared his thoughts and opinions on LEGO via a number of websites – including starwars.com, rebelscum.com and brickset.com – contributed to the LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary series and served the LEGO Ambassador Network as a Recognised LEGO Fan Media representative.