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Genius: A 10-Years-Old Texas Boy Has Invented A Device To Prevent Infant Hot Car Deaths

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    Bishop Curry V is a 10-year-old fifth-grader at Melissa Ridge Intermediate School

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    He's also the son of Bishop IV, an operational excellence manager and process engineer who works at Toyota Financial Services in Plano, Texas.

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    The fifth grader has invented something called the Oasis, a clever little gadget that monitors the temperature inside the car.

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    Once it gets to a certain level, the device emits cool air while simultaneously alerting parents and authorities via an antenna.

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    The idea for the Oasis came to Bishop following the tragic story of a baby who died after being left behind in a overheated minivan near his hometown

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    Bishop already has a provisional patent on the device and has so far managed to raise over $24,000 for his invention on GoFundMe.

    If you would like to donate to help raise money to start production on this life-saving car seat device, you can donate to his GoFundMe page.


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