Too Poor To Buy Artificial Limbs, Chinese Man Builds His Own Bionic Hands

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Lacking money to buy prosthetic limbs after he lost his hands in an accident, man in China built his own bionic hands with scrap metal so that he could again work on his family farm.
Bionic hands: Chinese man spends eight years building himself new arms after DIY accident | Mail Online


Now, he could become very rich selling his invention, according to Medical Daily:
"It seems that Jifa's device could corner a huge market. According to Chinese news outlet Xinhua, China has estimated that 24 million people have limb disabilities who could benefit from prosthetic limbs and rehabilitation services."
Read more at http://www.medicaldaily.com/news/20120816/11559/sun-jifa-prosthetic-bionic-diy-hands-steel.htm#FOGcBXcijAQ5plgl.99"
  • Profile picture of the author seasoned
    WHAT? China didn't even do away for costs for THESE types of things? 8/

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  • Profile picture of the author A.Green
    I saw that article on Yahoo. What a man! I admire people like that so much. There's a gentleman from Australia who did something similar. See:

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    • Profile picture of the author thunderbird
      Originally Posted by A.Green View Post

      I saw that article on Yahoo. What a man! I admire people like that so much. There's a gentleman from Australia who did something similar. See:

      Mark Lesek: A New/Old Prosthetic - YouTube
      I finally got a chance to watch this. That is a fascinating story. His discovery of a 1900's artificial arm reads like an implausible science fiction story, yet is real. Amazing.
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  • Profile picture of the author acaiberrymax
    Cool. He built his own arms. That's pretty complicated.
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  • Profile picture of the author spaniard26
    Truly inspiring, it will be nice if he could become wealthy from his invention.
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