Dad gives son prosthetic hand with the help of artist, 3D printer

11/5/2013 | Christian Science Monitor, The

Paul McCarthy was able to create a prosthetic hand for his 12-year-old son, Leon, thanks to his persistence, a 3D printer and the help of Washington state special effects artist Ivan Owen, who previously created prosthetic fingers for a boy in South Africa. Leon, whose prosthesis is able to help him manipulate a pencil, was born without fingers on his left hand.

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