|arya||Date: Wednesday, 31-August-2011, 5:32 PM | Message # 1|
|Chloe Holmes lost all her fingers to septicaemia as a toddler and has never been able to pick things up for herself. |
But her parents have now forked out £38,000 for a full set of bionic left digits which are controlled by electronic signals from the nerve endings in her hand.
Chloe is now learning basic tasks such as cleaning her teeth and using a knife and fork for the first time.
She said: ''Growing up has been really difficult. I can't play sports or anything and I can't hold things.
''The best thing about my new hand is that now I can hold things. It is quite difficult, but I am getting used to it.
Full article/source - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news....rs.html