Russian Man in Wheelchair Creates Solar-Powered Elevator for Balcony

November 21, 2021

A wheelchair-bound man has an unusual way of leaving his home. Alexander Yudin, 69, lives in a small town in Russia and says he needed a self-reliant way of getting in and out of his third-floor apartment after he lost his ability to walk three years ago. An electrician by trade, Yudin came up with a balcony elevator that is also solar-powered, so he wouldn’t get stuck in or out of his home if his town lost power. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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