This 18-Year-Old Makes Innovative Prosthetics From Recycled Plastic

Form5, founded by high school student Aaron Westbrook, wants to create a series of more sustainably sourced devices.

Fast Company
Oct 13, 2017 · 5 min read
“I kind of joke [that] Form5 is a one-man, one-hand show.” [Photo: courtesy Form5 Prosthetics]


Aaron Westbrook was born with only one hand. Several years ago, while a freshman at New Albany High School in Ohio…

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