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GVSU Engineering students show off inventions

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM)- A group of engineering students from Grand Valley State University is showing of their latest projects.
They include a re-designed lawnmower that will be given to a local disabled man who cannot walk. The mower can be controlled by sipping and puffing into a device. It can also be controlled by hand with a remote.

Another project was a personal electric vehicle for a 2-year-old girl with Spina Bifida. Engineering Student, Jake Hall says, "We popped out the steering wheel and there is a four-directional joystick. So, when you push it forward, the vehicle goes forward or back and it allows steering from side to side."

The recipients of the projects have already seen and tested the devices and will get to keep it after the engineering class is complete.

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