Colorado teenager 3D prints the next generation of prosthetic limbs

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It all started with an idea and the desire to help.  Easton LaChappelle, a teenager from Colorado, met a young girl with an $80,000 prosthetic and immediately started to wonder if he could design something with an equally high quality at a much lower cost.  Since then, Easton has been doing some amazing work on designing advanced prosthetics with the use of SOLIDWORKS and 3D printers.  He built a prosthetic hand and arm for less than $500.

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Tracy Golden
Marketing Assistant
Computer Aided Technology, Inc.