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3D-Printed Prosthetics Are Helping Refugees Get Back on Their Feet

Before he fled Syria, Ahmed Hasna, then an undergrad at Damascus University, was majoring in math. He’d never heard of 3D printing. But after a bomb blew his leg off on a battlefield southwest of Damascus, he was outfitted with an artificial leg.

Four years later, Hasna is also a 3D-printed prosthetics technician. “I’d heard of 3D, and I’d heard of…

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