Meet Jacob Smilg, the 8th grader that built a video board to help his friend communicate

Jacob Smilg is one kind of a prodigy. To help his friend Ethan, who got struck by lightning, recovering, he decided to build him a video board. Instead of blinking, Ethan has to lean on the left for yes or on the right for no

His mom Alexia said it's the most he communicated in a year and a half!