A 39-year-old woman in the UK burst into sobs when hearing someone speak for the first time.
Joanne Milne, from Gateshead, was born deaf and began going blind in her 20s, but thanks to cochlear implants received at Midlands Implant Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, she can now live a more full life.
“Hearing things for the first time is so, so emotional, from the ping of a light switch to running water. I can’t stop crying.
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