Girl Scouts' Prosthetic Hand Device to Get Patent


'Wow, I Can Write!'

On Wednesday night, The Flying Monkeys finally got to meet Danielle Fairchild for the first time and watch her draw and color with their invention. Danielle's mother, Dale Fairchild, said the BOB-1 gave her daughter the option to use her right hand. Danielle was born with symbrachydactyly but is not a candidate for a prosthesis.

"When Danielle first got the BOB and we opened it up, her eyes lit up and she said, 'Wow, I can write with my other hand!'" Fairchild said. "She immediately put on the BOB and started scribbling and doodling with it. It was great."

"I feel like we really accomplished something," said 12-year-old Maria Werner Anderson, a.k.a. "Monkey 6." "It actually works and she is happy using it. ... She wouldn't have been able to do this before."

"I think it would be fantastic if these kids could get it out to anybody that needs it, whether they are children, whether they are war veterans coming back, whether they are elderly people with arthritis," Melissa Murray said.

Courtney Pohlen, 12, a.k.a. "Monkey 5," said she hoped the BOB would help others reach their dream and "do what they've always wanted -- to write or color or do different things like that."

"I think it would be cool if we had, like, our own company and then we made BOBs," said 12-year-old Zoe Groat, a.k.a. "Monkey 1."

Gaby Dempsey, 12, a.k.a. "Monkey 3," agreed.

"I hope to make lots of them," she said. "It could go nationwide. A lot of people could use them. It would help people."

ABC News' Ki Mae Heussner contributed to this article.

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