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Deaf boy hears dad for the first time

Posted at 8:21 PM, Jun 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-21 20:40:57-04

A little boy who has been deaf since birth can now hear thanks to a special device.

three-year-old Grayson Clamp was born without the auditory nerves that carry sound from the inner ear to the brain.

Miracle boy hears dad’s voice for the first time

Watch his reaction when he hears his father’s voice for the first time.

An auditory brain stem implant is now approved for trials with children.

Grayson became the first in the country to undergo the procedure.

Doctors are confident Grayson will eventually be able to hear and speak.