The Collective Project: Robert Downey Jr. Delivers a Real Bionic Arm

Robert Downey Jr. and Albert Manero, a Collective Project student who founded Limbitless, surprised a very special child with a new bionic 3D printed arm at no cost to the family. To learn more about Albert and the Collective Project visit https://blogs.microsoft.com/firehose/2015/02/18/the-collective-project-changing-the-world-with-bionic-arms-for-kids/.

Orphaned Raccoon Rescued by Family with Dogs Thinks She’s A Dog, Too

Last year, Nassau, Bahamas resident Rosie Kemp found a baby raccoon that had fallen out of a tree. The mother was nowhere to be found, so Kemp and her daughter Laura Young decided to adopt the little bandit and named her “Pumpkin.” She’s definitely a family member now!

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Source: http://www.boredpanda.com

Unexpected Support Given to Disabled Basketball Player Stuns Crowd

A powerful moment at a high school basketball match took the internet by storm and has resurfaced recently, warming hearts around the globe. Mitchell Marcus, a team manager for Coronado High’s basketball team in El Paso, Texas, who also happens to have a developmental disability, suited up at word of his coach to enter the game as thanks for all his hard work and inspiration. As the crowd chanted his name, Marcus’ teammates tried to set him up for easy baskets. After missing a number of wide open shots he started to get discouraged. All hope for a basket appeared lost, until rival player Jonathon Montanez inbounded the ball near Coronado High’s net. Montanez yelled Marcus’ name to get his attention, then gave him a soft bounce pass. Mitchell caught the ball, dribbled, turned around and sank a layup as the crowd went wild. Fans stormed the court and hoisted Marcus onto their shoulders. “I think I’ll cry about it for the rest of my life,” Marcus’ mom said.

Watch the video footage here: