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Krysta Morlan invented a device that relieves the irritation caused by wearing a cast, and her invention helped her win the first annual Lemelson-MIT Invention Apprenticeship.
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“Growing up with cerebral palsy made me a stronger person and very determined to succeed. Inventing has given me confidence and a way to help myself as well as others.” - Krysta Morlan *

Krysta Morlan's first invention was a device that relieves the irritation caused by wearing a cast called the cast cooler. The portable cast cooler works by pumping air into a cast through a plastic tube. Krysta Morlan was in grade 10 when she invented the cast cooler. Still in high school, Krysta Morlan then invented the Waterbike, a semi-submersible, fin-propelled pedaled vehicle. 

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*Source of Qoute Lemelson Center Interview

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