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Meet Momo: Easton LaChappelle's inspiration

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Nine-year-old Momo, born without a right forearm and hand, excels in school and athletics, from improvising poetry to riding horses. Since the age of 4, she has used a basic prosthetic model with limited movement, a hook-and-pully system for an arm and hand. When asked what her dreams were, without hesitation, Momo said she wanted an arm with fingers that move. Now, Momo is the first recipient of a technology developed by 21-year-old robotics engineer Easton LaChappelle that could impact millions of people all over the world. Learn more at: https://www.microsoft.com/inculture/peoplewhoinspire/easton/?wt.mc_id=AID631239_QSG_SCL_174744 To watch this video with audio descriptions, click here: https://youtu.be/PlxlUDH8rh8?list=PLFPUGjQjckXEsJVWnVE6PMaNdXdDZfMGA Subscribe to Microsoft on YouTube here: https://aka.ms/SubscribeToYouTube Follow us on social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/microsoft/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Microsoft Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Microsoft/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/microsoft/ For more about Microsoft, our technology, and our mission, visit https://aka.ms/microsoftstories
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Exility Gaming (1 month ago)
That’s my teacher I miss seeing momo because she was a inspiration for a lot of people just by showing them that she can do anything. It’s heart warming to know she’s being helped
Isaiah Wolo (1 month ago)
Yes this is safe great
Richard Nguyen (1 month ago)
This isnt the momo challenge
Luci Lippelgoos (1 month ago)
Hi Momo!!! It's me luci from the learn to ski event!!!
kamil (11 months ago)
good jobs
Pikapunchultri _ (1 year ago)
Its so beautiful and I'm crying so bad right now
Andrew Wolfenstein (1 year ago)
So did momo get her prosthetic arm??
Yexenia Mora (3 months ago)
Naylani Melgar (1 year ago)
I go to school with her and she is so nice
Yexenia Mora (3 months ago)
I go to her middle school
The Tinker (1 year ago)
It might change other's perspective but not my personality... that's wise. A very forward / positive thinking child.
Karthikeyan K (1 year ago)
hiro4476 Exactly what I was about to comment.
mya (1 year ago)
me boy chad
MistahCrez (1 year ago)
mya ily
James Harris (1 year ago)
she so good a great child
SnowCone LPS Studios (1 year ago)
I have that swimsuit.
Julian Dominguez (1 year ago)
Hi momo! If you're reading this do you remember me? (And sofia)
Yexenia Mora (3 months ago)
Hey I'm a friend of momo I will tell momo this and see if she remembers You!
Jeff Erenstone (1 year ago)
Minute 1:41 of this video shows a professionally made prosthetic arm that costs $5,000 (and covered by insurance). Why does minute 1:46 claim that prosthetic arms cost $100,000. This is misleading and harmful because parents may not pursue professional care if they think it is unattainable .... unless Microsoft is going to fly every amputee to Seattle and assign a team of engineers to make their prosthetics for free
Exility Gaming (1 month ago)
Because they’re talking about a prosthetic arm that can move the fingers and most features for a normal arm. She wants a fully functional arm
Cheryl Bianchi (1 year ago)
she is SO wise...ecstatic you can help her
Santarpan Roy (1 year ago)
we need some techs like this...to help children like her....

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