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Teachers 3D-print new finger for student who lost hers in car accident

A student's joke about using the class 3D printer to build her a new finger became reality.

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A student struggling with the loss of her right index finger has gained the ability to do the things she loves once again thanks to 3D-printing technology. AC Lingerfelt was worried she'd never be able to throw a softball or play the piano again, but thanks to a 3D-printed finger made for her by her teachers and friends, she can do both of those activities and more.

Watch the video above to learn more about how Lingerfelt's life improved with her new artificial finger.