Note: The story linked below includes a 3:35 embedded video report, what was broadcast on KPRC in Houston.
When the parents of a 5-year-old girl in Victoria set out on quest to find a prosthetic hand for their daughter, little did they know their search would end at a library in Clear Lake.
Katelyn Vincik’s parents said their daughter was born with a left hand that was not fully formed. While Katelyn has always known her left hand was a little different than her right, it has not slowed her down.
Katelyn has been on a waiting list for more than a year for a functional prosthetic.
Kimberly Vincik said she then began searching the internet for options.
“I looked up every website imaginable,” Kimberly Vincik said. “I printed out stuff for each place, I contacted people at each place. I was determined, needless to say.”
While scouring the internet, Kimberly Vincik came across a link for the Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library. More specifically, Vincik saw the library has a 3D printing lab.
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