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This is a video of a woman who has recently received a cochlear implant, “a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing.” The video is of the first time in her life that she hears anything and is absolutely amazing. You seriously cannot be human if you don’t get the goosebumps watching this:

[via Buzzfeed]

This is probably uncharted Blogbdon area, but it’s entirely too amazing to not post about. I guess if I had really thought about it, I would have come to the conclusion that Hellen Keller had to have been able to communicate with someone in order for her story to be told. But I had no idea that she was able to talk, let alone that what is depicted in the following video, a 1930′s newsreel featuring Helen and her famed instructor Anne Sullivan, was even possible. This is truly incredible stuff:

[via Kottke]

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