A deaf mom hears her son for the first time

Amy is a 26-year-old mom who was born deaf and has relied on lipreading and signing to communicate with loved ones. But earlier this year, Amy was outfitted with cochlear implants — an electronic device surgically implanted into the ear that provides a sense of sound. At the doctor's office, the physician turned the device up higher and higher and Amy began to hear voices for the first time, including that of her husband and her 6-yearold son Blake. The boy is encouraged (around the 3:30 mark) to say something to his mom. He yells "hi Mom" from across the room and Amy is brought to tears.

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