Robotic hand helps girl with birth defect throw first pitch at Orioles game

A 5-year-old girl born without a fully formed right hand realized her dream at a recent Baltimore Orioles game when she got to throw out the first pitch with an orange-and-black robotic hand.

Fox Sports reported that Hailey Dawson was born with Poland syndrome, a rare genetic condition that usually causes under developed or missing chest muscles on one side of the body, as well as underdeveloped hands. The condition often is marked by abnormally short or fused fingers. In Hailey's case, her left hand fully developed, while the fingers on her right hand did not fully form.

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