This 3-Year-Old Boy Was Born Without A Hand, But Thanks To 3D Printing, He's Ironman

It cost his family absolutely nothing.

Rayden "Bubba" Kahae, 3, of Wailuku, Hawai"i was born without a hand, but thanks to new technology and some committed volunteers, he was fitted for a prosthesis worthy of a hero, Hawai"i news station KHON2 reports.

3D printing service, E-Nable, who describe themselves as "a network of passionate volunteers using 3D printing to give the World a "Helping Hand,"" provided Rayden with the mechanical hand that he can control. The group, consisting of volunteers around the world, designs and makes 3-D printed hands and fingers for children in need at no cost.

Per FOX News, Rayden"s grandmother, Rulan Waikiki, learned about the non-profit group online. E-Nable created an Iron-Man hand just for Rayden: his special request.

Waikiki told KHON that this technology will be able to help children around the world. "Some of them right now are being teased in school because they don"t have a hand or they"re different," she said. "But once they get this hand, their self-confidence is going to go through the roof."

For the full story, please head over to KHON2.

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