David Aguilar

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David Aguilar, also known by his nickname Hand Solo, is an Andorran public figure. He is currently studying Biological Engineering at the International University of Catalonia. The young man was born with Poland syndrome, a condition that caused his right arm to not develop properly. However, his passion for Lego toys as a child led him to build a fully functional prosthetic, an achievement that catapulted him to international fame.

In Piece by Piece (Pieza a Pieza), he recounts how he built his first Lego arm and the ups and downs of his life. His story is the best example to illustrate that a disability can become an engine to bring out values such as creativity and innovation. The book also shows his commitment to participate in solidarity projects to fight against the stigma of disability and bullying, as well as to demand a more humane, supportive and inclusive world. His dream is to be able to design affordable prosthetics for those who need them in the future.



David Aguilar gives numerous motivational lectures on the use of technology to help people and the importance of toys in childhood to foster creativity. He also has his own brand, Hand Solo, through which he wants to share his story to continue to inspire, motivate and break down numerous prejudices that still exist about disability.

David Aguilar’s story has echoed around the world and was covered by various media outlets, including CNN, NationalGeographic and newspapers, radio and television channels in France, Germany, Croatia, the United States, Canada, Malaysia, Peru, Greece, Russia and China. The documentary, Mr. Hand Solo, which received the Best Documentary Feature Award at the Boston Science Fiction Festival (USA), one of the most important festivals in the world in this genre and where Star Wars premiered almost 40 years ago. At the premiere of the documentary, the Spanish Ambassador announced that David Aguilar would be one of the nominees for the prestigious Princess of Girona Awards, which recognize the personal and professional careers of young people. David is part of the jury for the televised Lego Masters Spain 2021 competition. He holds several awards and distinctions such as the Guinness World Record for being the first person in history to make a fully functional prosthetic out of Legos, the First Person Honored at the First International Day of Persons with Disabilities awarded by the Jacqueline Pradere Foundation in Andorra, and the Silver Medal “Glory to the Best Servants of Humanity”, a distinction awarded by the Republican Guard in Paris, among others.