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Tears of joy as deaf woman hears for the first time with implants

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Tears of joy as deaf woman hears for the first time with implants

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Joanne Milne was overwhelmed with emotion as she heard sounds for the first time in her life.

The 40-year old suffers from a rare condition called Usher Syndrome and was born deaf. Due to the disease, she started losing her eyesight in her 20s.

Now, thanks to cochlear implants, she is able to experience everyday sounds many people take for granted.