Kleenex Alert: 2 Year Old and Her Magic Arms

emma and her magic arms

Need a good cry? I didn’t think I did, but just had a stupid YouTube video tug at my heart streams releasing an epic flow of tears because of TECHNOLOGY people.

Watch this video about a 2 year old named Emma who is as cute as cute can be. She was born with a condition called arthrogryposis that prevented her from moving her arms.

With the use of a 3D printer, engineers have designed Emma mechanical magic arms that are constructed from type of plastic as Legos. Now this little girl can move her arms freely and live life in a way she would of never been able to, all because of technology and the creation of her magic arms. Watch this video – wait first, you may want to pull out the Kleenex.

Watch Emma and her 3D Printed Magic Arms


Molly Thornberg is a creator. She made 4 awesome kids, too-many-to-count blogs and disasters anytime she tries to DIY. She is an introverted extrovert, believer in grace, all-around geek and total type-B parent. Molly and her family circus reside in Dallas, TX

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