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LONT: HEALTH / TECHNOLOGY: Teenage motor racing fan gets bionic hand from Mercedes team

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Teenager Matthew James's love of Formula One motor racing and his cheeky nature have earned him life changing dividends. Matthew was born without a left hand. His family haven't got the money for the latest bionic replacement, so Matthew thought the Mercedes motor racing team - who know a thing or two about technology - might be able to help.

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Shots of Matthew James (who has a bionic hand bought by Mercedes F1 team) practising picking up a jug and pouring out water

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Matthew James interview SOT
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Shots of Matthew James (who has a bionic hand bought by Mercedes F1 team) practising picking up a jug and pouring out water

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Matthew James interview SOT
- comments that he didn't think his letter to Mercedes would do any good

Matthew and reporter

Matthew James interview SOT
- talks of astonishment when met Michael Schumacher

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Matthew James interview SOT
- explains how he uses his hand

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Shots of Matthew helping to hang washing on the line

Rob James (Matthew's dad) interview SOT
- on making Matthew do ch...

Wokingham:
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Matthew James interview SOT
- explains how he uses his hand

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Shots of Matthew helping to hang washing on the line

Rob James (Matthew's dad) interview SOT
- on making Matthew do chores

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Matthew picking up fork from table
Close Shot of Matthew's prosthetic hand
Matthew holding green ball in his hand

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