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Deaf Woman Hears Her Son Speak For The First Time

Tissues. Bring 'em.

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Forty-three-year-old Texas native Dawn Keim received her cochlear implant surgery courtesy of The Doctors. The procedure restored her hearing after 15 years of deafness, and the show captured the moment she finally heard her 8-year-old talk.

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