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.

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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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