Teen Born Without His Right Hand Gets Prosthetic Built by Classmates

Sergio Peralta was born with one hand that never fully formed. He writes with his left hand, but his schoolmates at Hendersonville High School deci...

January 16, 2023
5:32 PM

Sergio Peralta was born with one hand that never fully formed. He writes with his left hand, but his schoolmates at Hendersonville High School decided to do something to help him be able to have functionality in his right hand as well.His peers enrolled in an engineering class at their Hendersonville, Tennessee, high school have been building him a prosthetic hand.'No one has ever offered me this stuff,' Peralta said. 'I actually feel like I have a right hand."Leslie Jaramiooo, a Hendersonville High School senior who helped to build the hand, said she didn't know Sergio but wanted to help.

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