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Texas Girl With Prosthetic Leg Receives Doll with Same, Proceeds to Cry Happy Tears

In case you still needed convincing as to why diversity and representation is important when it comes to children's toys, allow me to submit this stunning and joyous example.

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Tortoise Practices Using Lego Wheel Prosthetic Limb, Hare Won’t Know What Hit It [Video]

We sure hope he gets used to it in time for his race with Bugs Bunny.

An extremely kind and inventive vet took in a tortoise with a missing leg and outfitted it with a Lego wheel to help it get around. Either that, or tortoises are more technologically advanced than we realized, and we should be on the look out for specialized cyborg-tortoises trying to take over the world (or at least beat a hare in a race.)

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Watch this Awesome Amputee Build Her Own Prosthetic Leg Out of LEGOs

As Christina says: "Sometimes, you just need to be silly."

One of the scariest things in the world is getting permanently injured. It's not just the pain of something like losing a limb, but the changes we can barely imagine it would make to our lives. Sometimes, though, folks take those changes as challenge and  some ludicrously incredible things. Like, for example, Christina Stephens here, who you can watch build her own prosthetic from a big box of LEGOs. If you don't think that's impressive, I don't know what to tell you. At some point you must have made a decision to not like things that are amazing, and I don't guess there's much we can do for it. Best of luck, I guess.

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