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Aspiring electrical engineer Hanri de Bruin poses with an automated arm, similar to the one she will be working on to help Blake Forbes-Gentle. PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON

An electrical engineering student is undertaking a once-in-a-lifetime project at Otago Polytechnic, as she prepares to programme a $15,000 robotic arm for a young man with cerebral palsy.