WATCH: Woman’s emotional reaction when she hears for the first time

(WGHP)  – A 40-year-old English woman is able to hear for the first time in her life after having cochlear implants switched on, according to the Birmingham Mail.

Joanne Milne suffers from a rare condition called Usher Syndrome.

Milne has been deaf since birth and also lost her eyesight due to her condition in her mid-20s.

The moment Milne’s implants were turned on was filmed and put on YouTube. Since it was posted Thursday, the video has been viewed more than 800,000

“I wanted to record the moment when her implants were switched on,” her mother told the Mail. “It was just wonderful and I had tears running down my face. We all did.”

Read more: Birmingham Mail

 

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