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Old 01-15-2015, 04:19 AM   #40
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A little boy by the name of Liam Porter was presented with a very cool 3D printed Star Wars clone trooper prosthetic arm and helmet. This is part of an "international effort to harness new technology to help those who need prosthetics they otherwise couldn't get."
The arm was created by John Peterson after learning a group of volunteers called E-Nable, who print arms and hands for kids. He built the arm in classic black and white and presented it to Porter alongside the 501st Legion in Augusta, GA. The Legion is a group of Star Wars enthusiasts who do good while wearing Storm Trooper outfits.
You can watch the event in the video below and see Liam use his arm to pick up cups and other things for the first time. I love inspiring stories like this of people using their talents to help make the work a better place.

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