Lego lifesize boy mash-up by Gage Skidmore via Flickr-CCA boy who lost his mother to cancer has had a life-size statue built in his image out of Lego, after the toymaker hailed him as a hero for his charity work.

Jack Covill-Lowndes was honored for raising thousands of pounds for the hospice that cared for mother Steph.

The ten-year-old from Wainfleet, Lincolnshire gets to take home the statue – made of 35,000 bricks.

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Thanks to Andrew N. for submitting the link from England!
Photo credit: Family photo; with unrelated lego image by Gage Skidmore via Flickr-CC

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