Can you imagine hearing for the first time?

9.30.2011 — Leave a comment

I cannot even begin to imagine what it would be like to have been deaf since birth and then at age 29 to receive a hearing implant and begin to be able to hear for the first time. What I must admit, however, is that watching that exact scenario play out via a YouTube video made me an emotional mess for a few minutes:

I would love to know more of this young woman’s story – if anyone finds anything else out about it, please post the info in the comments!
The only ‘bit’ of information I gathered was that the name of the implant: Esteem by Envoy Medical.