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The Most Powerful Arm

Posted by Armando Alves | 5-04-2013 00:43 | Category: Fundraising, Health

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a muscle degenerating condition, spreading from the legs to the arms and neck and eventually leaving the entire body paralysed.

Even though if affects 1 in 3500 Australian children, Australia doesn’t have a policy for this condition, either for research, trials or supporting families. The Save Our Sons and Duchenne Foundation is challenging the Australian Government to match their $1.75m raising efforts, with an unique online petition at TheMostPowerfulArm.com, where every signature is made by a bionic arm on an interactive experience, streamed live.


The handwriting of The Most Powerful Arm is based on that of Jacob Lancaster, a 19 year-old from Sydney who has lost the ability to write due to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. By connecting to Facebook, users provide their name and email, with their name being mechanically written, signing for those who can’t.


Making-of video after the break.

The Most Powerful Arm Ever Invented from Most Powerful Arm on Vimeo.


Save Our Sons & Duchenne Foundation


Comments about The Most Powerful Arm

Wow what can you say. This is amazing to me and actually brought tears to my eyesm

Posted by michael towles | 6-04-2013 09:27

Comments about The Most Powerful Arm

More money for research and less money wasted by the federal government. Best wishes Jacob.

Posted by Kerry Powell | 6-04-2013 23:37

Comments about The Most Powerful Arm

Good luck Jacob, what a remarkable young man you are xx

Posted by Denise Burnby | 7-04-2013 02:41

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