Three-Year-Old Hears his Father’s Voice for the First Time

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(credit: CBS News)

(credit: CBS News)

I guess one of the benefits of being up at 6am on a Saturday because you can’t sleep is seeing a story like this…Three-year-old Grayson Clamp heard sound for the first time three weeks ago. The sound he heard was his father’s voice. Just writing that gave me chills but to see the video is something else. Grayson was born completely deaf without cochlear nerves.

His parents, Len and Nicole Clamp, were willing to try anything to help their son hear. They did some research and now Grayson is the only child to have received an auditory brain stem implant.

Here’s the shortened version of Grayson hearing for the first time. The full video of the procedure and results will follow.

..and now the full story:

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