Robot Gives Sick Girl the Gift of Learning

Technology is allowing Miranda Garcia to attend school without being in the classroom.
1:25 | 03/07/13

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I -- -- out at first glance it looks like an ordinary third -- -- with ordinary students. But look again. That is not an ordinary student -- -- you -- -- that is -- -- robot -- inside that -- -- eight year old -- Garcia -- after -- her in the room was really nice because -- got to see her face again we hadn't seen over land -- to suffer from a weak immune system that doesn't allow her to attend class in person. But thanks to this robot pilot program she's back in the classroom. Health and -- And keep it well. When she's on the screen it ain't gonna make me feel happy -- she's. She's here at school. Esther roses Moran is classroom helper -- considered her desk listen to the teacher asked questions and participate. -- -- -- -- -- You know being there. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And this is the controls -- her laptop on the kitchen table at home using the Internet. -- and Ali -- -- -- thanks to the Vigo Isabel has seen an improvement in her daughter's school work she's gotten better reading you know witches. Amazing and motivation and -- -- brain damaging its case at twelve news.

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