This 18-Year-Old Makes Innovative Prosthetics From Recycled Plastic

Aaron Westbrook was born with only one hand. Several years ago, while a freshman at New Albany High School in Ohio, he tried out his first prosthetic. Now 18 year-old’s Westbrook decided to make his own, using the 3D printer in his school’s fab lab. To make the controling process more affordable for everyone, Westbrook launched Form5, a nonprofit that customizes mostly open-sourced artificial limb designs in an eco-friendly way. The organization (so far, the total staff is just Westbrook), officially received nonprofit status this fall. Read more>>

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