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Inspiring Young Haitian Boy Can Finally Play Catch For The First Time Now That He Has A New 3-D Printed Hand!

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a young Haitian boy got a new prosthetic hand, fresh off the 3-D printer!!

A 12-year-old Haitian boy was born without fingers and abandoned at age 3.

That's just so heartbreakingly awful!!

That young boy, Stevenson Joseph, has been living at an orphanage since then — with almost no hope of treatment or anything.

Until he met John Marshall, a software engineer on a charitable trip to Haiti.

John knew he had to do something for Stevenson, so he spent months designing the perfect, 3-D printed prosthesis.

It was fitted to the young boy last month and things are going great!

Stevenson said:

"It is a great hand. Now I can take a balloon with it. I can score at basketball. I can hold a TV remote and push my friends on their wheelchairs. I can hold a water bottle, a bag. I like it a lot."

That's so amazing!!

We're so glad that a good person went down to a country that could use a few helping hands, and literally gave a child a helping hand!

Humanity rules!

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3 comments to “Inspiring Young Haitian Boy Can Finally Play Catch For The First Time Now That He Has A New 3-D Printed Hand!”

  1. Romina says – reply to this


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    Its amazing! The same happened in Argentina. I'm glad to hear about people like him! Thanks for what you done for this kid! Below you can read the story in Argentina.

  2. Joy says – reply to this


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    We’re so proud of everything John has accomplished. He’s now working to build a four-room school in a desolate part of Haiti. You can help him reach his new goal by making a donation at

  3. Joy says – reply to this


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    Re: Romina – Very cool! Thanks for sharing Romina. Did you see that John is now trying to build a four-room school in a desolate part of Haiti?