Unformatted text preview: prosthetic nose can help someone breathe properly without having their mucous membranes dry out; similarly, Bob said a prosthetic ear can improve someone’s hearing up to 20%. These 2 points alone have me convinced that prosthetics are essential, functional, and not just superficial. The psychological impact that prosthetic body parts have for recipients really struck my sentimental side as well. These people are so happy just to look normal and have all of their body parts which is something most of us take for granted every day. Being able to change someone’s life is a powerful thing; improving someone’s quality of living, in this case with prosthetics, is the easiest and most permanent way you can help somebody. I think it is amazing that Bob Barron was able to use his professional skills in a way to help people improve their quality of living. He truly is changing the world while doing something he loves; sounds like the perfect “job” to me!...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGR 110 taught by Professor Cardinal during the Winter '08 term at Cal Poly.
- Winter '08