With a drill, a pair of pliers and about $60 worth of materials, including a dye kit, screws, nylon string and hard plastic for the gauntlet, Wilde put the hand together. Matthew stood by his side.Wilde, who plans to be an engineer, wants to save up a 3D printer of his own—so he can make prosthetics for other children.
“He wanted it to be done as soon as possible,” Wilde said.
When Matthew slid his hand into the gauntlet for the first time, he transformed into “the incredible super kid,” running around the house giggling and slapping high fives with his brothers and Wilde.
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