Continue Reading Below Advertisement Daniel Omar was the kid responsible for this whole crazy limb bonanza. In fact, Not Impossible named the entire project -- Project Daniel -- for him.
Here's the start of a Time Magazine profile by Alex Perry: Mick had a different reaction: Continue Reading Below Advertisement Daniel was not exactly excited when he heard that some American was flying into town with a miracle box to print him an arm.
First, because that sounds like sci-fi gibberish, and, second, because he had heard that "we're giving you a free arm" spiel from charities before: But, they were essentially mannequin arms.
They were purely for aesthetics. When he got off the plane with his new mannequin arms, he shook them down and said, 'I'm not wearing these things. Then, I can be Doctor Octopus whenever I want. He not only had plans for real, working prosthetics, but the equipment to help the locals make as many as they needed.
Unfortunately, that whole "nightmarish war enveloping the entire country" kicked up again, right as they were ready to head out: Continue Reading Below Advertisement "We had every curveball in the world thrown at us -- not the least of which was a ceasefire ending, war breaking out, bombs going off during interviews, [and] not able to go out where we wanted to go.
Continue Reading Below Advertisement Despite all of that, Mick's plan was a success, in part because he didn't have a team of employees to keep safe or an entire facility to protect and maintain. Here's everything he brought to South Sudan to help Daniel and dozens of other limbless war victims: Dang, we have brought more luggage on a trip to the bathroom.
Continue Reading Below Advertisement But, that was enough to get the job done: Mick printed out the limb, assembled it, and, with a little bit of troubleshooting, he was able to get Daniel his arm. For the first time since his injury, Daniel was able to feed himself: Though all of the mechanical arms in the world wouldn't get him to touch his beets.
What a happy ending! Motherfucker, we said fade ou- Oh, that's not the end?
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