11-month-old baby born deaf, hears for the first time

Manning James Roldan of Clifton Forge, Virginia, received cochlear implants and was able to hear for the first time. His mother captured the moment on video.
1:21 | 03/02/21

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America strong. The baby boy and the sound of music. 11-month-old manning James Roldan from Clifton forge, Virginia, was born deaf in both ears. After months of testing, fitting and surgeries, manning now has cochlear implants. And with mom Noelle filming, manning is about to hear music, the theme song to a cartoon, for the first time. Is everything all right out here? Yes, miss nanny. Muppet babies they make their dreams come true muppet babies they'll do the same for you Dancing, laughing, manning can now hear. Mom posting the video, writing, "To most people, this is just something every baby does, but to me, this is incredible. Manning has never danced to music because he's never heard it." And right here tonight -- Hey, David. Mom and baby manning with us. To see him light up from sound when we've never seen that before is truly amazing. They is grateful for that medical team, grateful for the power of music. And grateful for his favorite cartoon. And we are grateful they shared that moment. I'll see you tomorrow. Good night.

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