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This article was published on May 6, 2016

    $30,000 life-size 3D replica of you is the perfect Mother’s Day gift from garbage sons

    $30,000 life-size 3D replica of you is the perfect Mother’s Day gift from garbage sons
    Natt Garun
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    Natt Garun

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    Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She previously wrote for Digital Trends, Business Insider, and Gizmodo. Facebook | Twitter | Google+

    Today in “Sure, why not,” Groupon is offering – what else – a deal of a lifetime that lets you 3D print a life-size replica of yourself for only $30,000. And it’s being offered as Mother’s Day special.

    In collaboration with Alabama-based 3D-printing company SWIGRO, the deal includes travel to the headquarters to create your body’s blueprint and framework, and free shipping within the United States. It won’t likely arrive in time for actual Mother’s Day (this Sunday, May 8) but if you’re seriously considering getting this as a gift for the lady who raised you, we’re guessing it doesn’t matter when mom’s day is.

    Groupon suggests that you or your mom can take the 3D clone to do the following activities:

    • Savasana (corpse) yoga poses
    • Blink-free family photos
    • Couples massages
    • Tandem skydiving
    • Trapeze classes
    • Tubing down a lazy river

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    Or you can save $30,000 and just call your mother on Sunday, or go for some virtual flowers at the very least. If you’re really itching for something 3D-printed, here’s a slightly cheaper option.