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Watch the Emotional Moment a 40-Year-Old Deaf Woman Hears for the First Time

We can't even imagine what this must have felt like

Joanne Milne has been deaf since birth due to a condition called Ushers Syndrome. She was fitted with cochlear implants, and her friend Tremayne recorded this video of the first time they were switched on and uploaded it to YouTube. We dare you not to cry.

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