Study of U.S. Institutes Women's Leadership Program: Woman Fit with Prosthetic Arm
Differences in cultural and societal acceptance has resulted in cosmetics and appearance being a primary concern over function in many third world countries as prosthetic users in those countries attempt to avoid societal shunning associated with any noticeable physical deformities.
Norah Karimi Mwiti arrived in Delaware missing most of her left arm. The Kenyan student, participating in a leadership program, will return to Africa with a rare gift thanks to Independence Prosthetics Orthotics, Inc.
As reported on by The News Journal's William Bretzger.