I can do things I couldn't do before: boy, 9, on new 3D-printed prosthetic arm

30 June 2019 - 00:00 By NIVASHNI NAIR

Ever since he could speak, a nine-year-old from Durban who was born with a partially developed arm begged his parents for a prosthetic hand.

They always replied that it was unaffordable, but today Aphelele Gumede sports a one-of-a-kind 3D-printed prosthetic arm, which cost its creator, Jamie Mitchell, just R37...

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