November 28, 2018

An Alssonian creating a prosthetic hand for Hailey

El Alsson is BEYOND PROUD of Youssef Sadek..Class of 2017. Youssef joined University of Nevada Las Vegas UNLV; mechanical engineering and is part of the team taking credit for creating this prosthetic hand for Hailey.

The Henderson City Council is expected to proclaim Nov. 20 as Hailey Dawson Day. The day will honor the 8-year-old Henderson resident who threw pitches at all 30 MLB stadiums with her robotic hand.

The hand was designed by engineering students at UNLV.

Hailey was born with Poland Syndrome that caused the fingers on her right hand to be underdeveloped. While she has been traveling around North America, she has been educating others about Poland Syndrome.


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