'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr. Gives a Kid a Real Bionic Arm

Watch as 7-year-old boy born with a partially formed right arm receives a bionic arm from 'Iron Man' star Robert Downey Jr. and The Collective Project.

Seven-year-old Alex Pring was born with a partially formed right arm, but with the help of The Collective Project and Robert Downey Jr., he is now his very own superhero.

The Collective Project shines light on students who are harnessing the power of good ideas to make a difference in their communities. Limbitless Solutions is a non-profit organization run by students at the University of Central Florida, the goal of which is to make affordable, 3-D printed bionic limbs for children with amputations. By teaming up with The Collective Project, they were able to surprise Alex with his very own bionic arm.

This video shows Alex bashfully trying on his new gear with Iron Man himself, accompanied by Limbitless founder Albert Manero, and it is inspiring to see his spirits lifted so high. Kindness and creativity can really make a difference.

Learn more about The Collective Project here.

Learn more about Limbitless Solutions here

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