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10 Yr old cries when she hears herself breath - for the first time
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10 Yr old cries when she hears herself breath - for the first time
05-30-2012 6:00 AM

Want to lift your spirits and maybe shed a couple of tears? Watch this video.

Sammie Hicks went deaf as a toddler due to a genetic mutation in her ears and has been wearing hearing aids all her life. Last month she had a Cochlear Device implanted, which was turned on earlier this month.

Her family just happened to have recorded that event.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/WAd7IGqcX-U&amp;rel=0&amp;fs=1" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/v/WAd7IGqcX-U&amp;rel=0&amp;fs=1</a>

Her 8 year old brother is also deaf, and will soon be getting his implant as well.

In the hopes of inspiring others, little Sammie also kept a video diary to document the process, which you can find HERE

Stop striving for PERFECTION, because the closer you get to achieving it the further the goalposts move away. Instead, concentrate on PROGRESS, because you that's a goal you can meet and surpass every day!

Nobody changes until the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of change....
05-30-2012 6:00 AM
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