February 18th, 2014
09:57 AM ET

Mom Helps Son Get Robotic Hand

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a mom's friend helps her build her son a mechanical hand. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

Matthew Shields,9, was born with thumbs and little nubs for the rest of his fingers.

When kids at school started bullying Shields, his mother looked to technology for help.

That's when his mom discovered Robohand– a mechanical hand you can print out and make using a 3-D printer.

A family friend came to the rescue, finding the plans on the internet, and using the public library's printer to make it.

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