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Hironori Kondo

Hironori Kondo is a member of All3DP’s Content Academy and contributing writer for All3DP.com.

Hironori Kondo is a student, athlete, and maker. When he's not in the classroom or the pool, he's almost always by a 3D printer: assembling little projects, configuring software as an intern, or working as an e-NABLE volunteer. He also loves reading and watching movies.

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