WATCH: Robert Downey Jr. presents disabled boy with working bionic ‘Iron Man’ arm

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NEW YORK — Like many 7-year-old boys, Alex’s two favorite things are superheroes and riding his bike. But unlike most kids, Alex has a birth defect: His right arm is only partially formed.

Albert Manero, whose company Limbitless builds low-cost 3D-printed bionic limbs for disabled children whose families otherwise couldn’t afford them, decided that Alex was a good candidate for the program. But instead of reaching out himself, he asked a friend to do it:

Robert Downey Jr., in full character as Tony Stark — the Marvel superhero known as Iron Man.

Learn more about Albert and the #CollectiveProject here.

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