For weeks, photos have been circulating online of the many weary doctors and nurses with marks and bruises on their faces from wearing tight-fitting medical masks while helping covid-19 patients.
Quinn Callander, a seventh-grader from Canada, saw the photos, and then he saw a plea from Canadian hospitals to create ear guards — devices that help relieve some of the pressure felt by health-care workers on their ears and faces.
Quinn, 13, found a design on the Internet and thought he would crank out a few dozen on the 3-D printer he received for his birthday last year, and that would be that.
But then on April 3, his mother, Heather Roney, posted a couple of photos of her son and his ear guard project on her Facebook page. Soon, requests came flying in…
To read the entire article from The Washington Post, click https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/04/16/nurses-doctors-are-posting-photos-their-faces-bruised-by-masks-boy-stepped-help/