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84-Year-Old Man Stays Young by Building Lego Models

"Gonna have to do a little repair on this one," Bill Fields said to KSHB..

84-year-old Bill Fields knows Legos aren't just for kids. KSHB reports Fields began building things with the toys about 35 years ago.

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Fields — who lives in a Kansas City, Missouri, retirement community — puts the Lego models he's built on display, including a Lego replica of R2-D2 from "Star Wars" and a ferris wheel that actually rotates..

"You just dump 5,900 pieces out on the table and start hunting," Fields said..

The Jackson County Advocate reports Fields tries to stop by one of the Lego stores in New York City whenever he's there visiting family..

He's even trying to convince the company to start selling kits for its large-scale Lego models sprinkled around its stores, including one for its large Empire State Building.

Fields told KSHB that working with the Lego toys allows him to stay young..

"I think it keeps my mind active and also helps with my hands," Fields said. .

In total, Fields has created more than 60 Lego models. It takes him about four days to build one.

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An employee inspects the upper-body parts of Lego toy figurines from the 'Lego City' collection under a magnifier at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Head parts of Lego toy figurines from the 'Lego City' collection sit in a storage box at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Cat figurines from the 'Lego Friends' collection move along the production line at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A scoop is placed in container filled with stormtrooper figurine helmets from the Lego Star Wars collection, at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An employee inspects decorations on cat figurines from the 'Lego Friends' collection as they move along the production line at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Employees inspect and sort stormtrooper figurine helmets from the Lego Star Wars collection, at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Green toy bricks move along the count machine on the pre-packing line at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An employee inspects a stormtrooper figurine helmet from the Lego Star Wars collection, under a magnifier at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Red toy bricks move along the count machine on the pre-packing line at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Employees sort plastic on the production line at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A box containing toys from the 'Lego Creator' collection moves along the packing line at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An employee wears a branded gilet as she stacks finished 'Lego Creator' boxes at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An employee stacks finished 'Lego Creator' boxes at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Wall clocks made of Lego bricks showing various world times hang in the reception area at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
An employee inspects molded head parts for toy figurines under a magnifier at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Yellow toy bricks sit in a container at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A box from the 'Lego City' collection moves along the packing line at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A mock train station made of Lego bricks stands in front of the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Lego toy bricks sit in a glass bowl in the reception area at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A mock train station made of Lego bricks stands in front of the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Cows made of Lego bricks stand in front of the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
A logo sits on the side of the building at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Upper-body parts of Lego figurines from the 'Lego City' collection move along the production line at the Lego A/S Factory in Kladno, Czech Republic, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Lego A/S, Europe's biggest toymaker, said it will expand three of its factories to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks. Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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