POOR MAN BUILDS HIS OWN BIONIC ARMS AS HE COULD NOT AFFORD PROSTHETIC LIMBS!
AN INSPIRING STORY THAT MAKES YOU MARVEL AT THE SPIRIT OF MAN.
Also makes me angry the god-damned hospital wanted to charge the poor fisherman for robotic arms. Ingenious people like Sun Jifa have a place waiting for them in heaven while the hospital authorities in China are booked to rot in hell.
Jifa lost both his hands when a homemade blast-fishing bomb exploded
prematurely. Unable to afford the prosthetic limbs offered by a hospital,
he created his own.
the accident, Sun Jifa, 51, of Guanmashan, Jilin province, in northern
China, desperately needed to work on his family farm, according to the Daily Mail. “I survived, but I had no hands,” he
couldn’t afford to buy the false hand the hospital wanted me to have, so
I decided to make my own,” Jifa says. He spent eight years handcrafting
prototypes before finally creating metal hands that could grip and hold.
devices depend on a series of wires and pulleys inside, and are
controlled by movements in his elbows, he said. “I made this from scrap
metal for virtually nothing,” Jifa says. (EuroPics/CEN)
is no need to pay hospitals a fortune.” He says he will further develop
the design for other disabled people. (EuroPics/CEN)
only drawback is that steel is quite heavy,” he concedes. “So they’re
tiring to wear and get hot or cold in the extremes of summer and winter.”