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11-year-old quadruple amputee receives Star Wars bionic arm


An 11-year-old quadruple amputee has become the first person to receive an R2-D2 bionic arm. Kye Vincent, from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, began crowdfunding for the Star Wars-themed "hero arm" after losing four limbs to meningitis when he was just eight years old. The infection took less than 24-hours to spread through his body, and doctors had to amputate both of his lower legs, his right hand and part of his left hand.

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