Boy, 3, Hears for the First Time

Grayson Clamp, born deaf, is the first child in the U.S. to receive an auditory brain stem implant.
0:41 | 06/20/13

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Very sweet sounding story from North Carolina. After a breakthrough surgery. A three year old boy can hear his mom and dad and everything else around him for the first time in his life and he -- youth. Today. How amazing. Is that Grayson -- Was born death he became the first child now in the United States. To have what's called an auditory brain stem implant. It's a microchip it's implanted in the brain that processes sounds. Undergo follow speech and hearing therapy at the university of north Carolina at chapel hill hospital.

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