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'Lego grandma' builds wheelchair ramps from donated lego bricks

'Lego grandma' builds wheelchair ramps from donated lego bricks
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Rita Ebel, nicknamed "Lego grandma", tests one of her wheelchair ramps built from donated Lego bricks in Hanau, Germany. Image Credit: Reuters
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Meanwhile, dozens of stores use the ramps to ease entry for wheelchair users. Image Credit: Reuters
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Ebel started to build the ramps almost one year ago to raise awareness for handicapped people in her hometown of Hanau. Image Credit: Reuters
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Donated Lego bricks and tools needed to build a wheelchair ramp are seen in the living room of "Lego grandma" Rita Ebel. Image Credit: Reuters
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Rita Ebel, nicknamed "Lego grandma", builds a wheelchair ramp from donated Lego bricks. Image Credit: Reuters
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Rita Ebel, nicknamed "Lego grandma", builds a wheelchair ramp from donated Lego bricks. Image Credit: Reuters
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Rita Ebel, nicknamed "Lego grandma", builds a wheelchair ramp from donated Lego bricks. Image Credit: Reuters
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Rita Ebel, nicknamed "Lego grandma", builds a wheelchair ramp from donated Lego bricks. Image Credit: Reuters
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