Alt News September 30, 2011
VIDEO: Deaf 29-Year-Old Hears For First Time

Watch this video.

A 29-year-old woman named Sloan Churman who's been deaf since birth has a surgical hearing implant turned on for the first time; it's also the first time she's ever heard her own voice.

It's one minute and 31 seconds of pure, spontaneous joy.



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