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

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.

Programme:ITV London Tonight
Reporter:Toby Sadler
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ENGLAND: Berkshire: Wokingham: EXT Shots of Matthew James (who has a bionic hand bought by Mercedes F1 team) practising picking up a jug and pouring out water INT 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...

ENGLAND: Berkshire: Wokingham: EXT Shots of Matthew James (who has a bionic hand bought by Mercedes F1 team) practising picking up a jug and pouring out water INT 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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Wokingham: INT Matthew James interview SOT - explains how he uses his hand EXT Shots of Matthew helping to hang washing on the line Rob James (Matthew's dad) interview SOT - on making Matthew do chores INT Matthew picking up fork from table Close Shot of Matthew's prosthetic hand Matthew holding green ball in his hand...

Wokingham: INT Matthew James interview SOT - explains how he uses his hand EXT Shots of Matthew helping to hang washing on the line Rob James (Matthew's dad) interview SOT - on making Matthew do chores INT Matthew picking up fork from table Close Shot of Matthew's prosthetic hand Matthew holding green ball in his hand

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