An inventor in the making: Young genius' creation shook social media

An inventor in the making: Young genius' creation shook social media

A young boy was praised on social media for his genius invention, however some tweeps feared his designs would be stolen.

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A video made rounds on social media which showed a young inventor’s creation- a mini excavator made from everyday objects.

Although not much information is given about the little genius, by looking at the setting of the video it is evident he hails from a rural area.

It makes his accomplishment just much more impressive since he lacks the means and education necessary to build such an invention, yet he overcame all obstacles to do so anyway.

The video shows the small boy operating his creation as onlookers cheer him on.

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One tweep pointed out that despite being able to build the creation at such a young age, the little boy would likely not receive an opportunity to shine because of a lack of education.

Luzy Ramuthaga wrote, “Well and the effing system will want him to be dismantled with a university degree. I mean some of talented people are not good at writing down their skills. But because of that they fail and are regarded as dom. I wish the world could really make his talent worthy.”

Then there were the tweeps who felt there is a danger of white people stealing the young man’s idea and passing it as their own.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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