7-Year-Old Pens Letter and Asks for a Dragon. She Got One.

Published January 24, 2014 by aimeelou96

this is the sweetest thing i have ever read! And the 3D dragon is amazing

News @ CSIRO

Earlier this week we posted about a letter we received from Sophie, a 7-year-old girl. All she wanted was a dragon.

“Our work has never ventured into dragons of the mythical, fire breathing variety. And for this Australia, we are sorry,” we replied.

Sophie’s letter, and our response, made an unexpected splash across the globe. It was featured on TIME, Huffington Post, The IndependentYahoo, Breakfast TV, the list goes on. People contacted us offering to help, financial institutions tweeted their support and DreamWorks Studios phoned (seriously), saying they knew how to train dragons and wanted to speak with Sophie. The dreams of one little girl went viral.

We couldn’t sit here and do nothing. After all, we promised Sophie we would look into it.

So this morning at 9:32 a.m. (AEDT), a dragon was born.

Toothless, 3D printed out of titanium, came into the world at…

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