Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 09/30/2011

Sloan Churman, deaf woman, hears herself for the first time (video)

We’re determined to send you crying happy tears into your weekend.

Sloan Churman. (Image via YouTube)
Sloan Churman was born deaf. She had never heard the sound of her own voice until, at 29, she was given a hearing implant made by a company called Envoy Medical.

Churman has posted the incredible video in which she hears herself speaking for the first time:

For more tears, watch a video in this post of a very young Brazilian girl who sees her new face after cleft lip surgery for the first time.

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