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Lego Master Builder Explains His Passion

Do you remember playing with little plastic blocks when you were a kid? Building Lego houses, Lego forts, gardens with little figures and animals, kits of Star Wars ships made from Lego?

What if you could do that now? Some people have all the luck.

David Howard has been a Lego enthusiast his whole life, and for the last five years he's been a master builder at the Legoland Discovery Center in Chicago. He was intrigued by the idea of putting a childhood passion into professional practice when a family friend e-mailed him an article about the job.

WGLT Senior Reporter Charlie Schlenker has spent more than three award-winning decades in radio. He lives in Normal with his family.