Incredible Moment When Deaf Woman Hears For the First Time Caught on Camera

Not to get all ‘UpWorthy’ on you, but this is really awesome (and it’s Friday).  British woman Joanne Milne has been deaf since birth, has been losing her vision because of a rare medical condition Usher Syndrome. In February of this year, Milne was fitted with cochlear implants during a procedure at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

The incredible moment when Milnes’ implants were switched on was filmed on a cell phone, resulting in the following wonderful moment:

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