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Torres created Iko, a prosthetic arm that can be customized with Legos, allowing children to make their arms look however they want and help them feel more comfortable and have fun while wearing the prosthetic. It's a great step in a field where 3-D printers are already making strides in how prosthetic limbs look. It's an awesome idea and for that, Carlos Arturo Torres is our Man Crush.
Read about Carlos and Iko here.
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