3 y.o. deaf boy hears dad’s voice for 1st time (video)

A three year old Charlotte, North Carolina boy, Grayson Clamp, is hearing for the first time since his birth, after receiving an experimental cochlear implant – a microchip implanted at the base of his brain. The video is adorable, it shows him hearing his father’s voice for the first time.

Of course, just like a child, he’s astounded by hearing daddy’s voice, then immediately goes back to his book.


They don’t know exactly what Grayson is hearing, what kind of sense it might make to his brain, but he clearly hears something, and that’s certainly something. ¬†Below are two videos about Grayson and the surgery:

An here’s a good news report about the story:

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