Skip Nav
Parenting
What I Learned Rewatching Gilmore Girls as a Mother
Holiday For Kids
21 Adorable Personalized Christmas Tree Ornaments For Families
Pregnancy
10 Smart Tips to Surviving the Holidays While Pregnant

(VIDEO) Deaf 10-Year-Old Girl Regains Hearing

(VIDEO) Deaf 10-Year-Old Girl Regains Hearing

We can't even imagine how wonderful — and overwhelming—it was for 10-year-old Sammie Hicks when she received the cochlear implant that gave her the gift of hearing for the first time in her life.

In this amazing video, Sammie's implant is turned on for the first time ever, and the brave 10-year-old processes the flood of emotions that accompany her new ability.

Her father, Brian Hicks, said, "I asked her why she cried [when the implant was turned on], and she said, 'Well, it was overwhelming, but the reason I really cried is that I can't believe all the stuff I was missing."

Watch below.

Image Source: via CNN.com

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Grade-School Girls Get Book Deal
Parent Turns to Craigslist to Help Son Lose Virginity
Missouri Safe Haven Law Changes
My Little Pony Gets Makeover
Teen Saves Girl From Kidnapper
Mom Unexpectedly Gives Birth to Baby Boy
Young Cancer Patient Gets Pizza Party

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Moms
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds