Boy scouts fundraise for 3D prosthetic hand for 9-year-old scout mate

A group of cub scouts in Massachusetts showed off the meaning of helping those in need. The scouts raised money to help build a 3D robotic hand for one of their scout mates.

It was a touching moment in every sense of the word. Each member of the Wilmington Cub Scout Bear Den placed a hand on the hand they helped get for their friend, and fellow scout, Frankie Grieco, until it got to its new home.  

Frankie was born without a right hand and gets along fine without it, but there are just some things that would be better with the extra five fingers.

Frankie's new robotic hand has the same concept as a medical grade prosthetic, but it's really got the simplicity of a toy. All the user has to do is push on the inside with the joint of the nub and it moves the fingers just like a regular hand.

For the complete story and reaction be sure to check out the video above. 


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