Columbus-based group set to provide 3-D printed prosthetics to children


COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Combining art and ingenuity for a good cause, Columbus-based engineers, designers and college students are teaming up this weekend to fulfill the wishes of three children by building them life-changing 3-D prosthetics.

In 2017, Aaron Westbrook set out on a mission to empower those with limb differences by starting the non-profit organization Form5 Prosthetics.

“I was born without my hand and, in high school, 3-D printed my own prosthetic arm, so that’s kind of the origins of the organization’s story,” Westbrook said.

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Written by Audrey Hasson.

Originally published October 16, 2020.

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