AWESOME: Boy gets prosthetic hand made by 3-D printer

Nov 5, 2013 Full story: WBEX-AM Chillicothe 6

Two years ago, Paul McCarthy began searching for an inexpensive yet functional prosthetic hand for his son Leon, who was born without fingers on one of his hands.

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protoham

Westminster, MD

#1 Nov 5, 2013
3d printers patents expire in Feb 2014, watch for these printers to drop to $300.00 or less

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Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#2 Nov 5, 2013
has asked for one made entirely of latex yet?

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#4 Nov 5, 2013
Wonder if it goes 'na-na-na-na-na-na' when he flexes it?

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#5 Nov 5, 2013
Lol. Uh clem ur funny as sht tonight :)

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#6 Nov 5, 2013
Uh Clem wrote:
Wonder if it goes 'na-na-na-na-na-na' when he flexes it?
....betcha it never gitz tired.......
AmazedHuman

Comstock Park, MI

#7 Nov 6, 2013
This is one of the most amazing stories I've read in ages. How fantastic to be able to do this! I am absolutely thrilled for everyone who can take advantage of this new technology and that young man looks happy - and, most of all, capable - which is the very best of it all. Thank God for the people who came up with this idea and the way to make it possible. Who knows how far this technology can go? Amazing doesn't even begin to cover it.

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