Just a few days ago, we brought you the touching video of a young girl who was fitted with an Esteem implant that allowed her to hear the little things she couldn’t before. Now, another video has emerged showing what is reportedly a 2-year-old boy being fitted with a similar implant who hears his mother’s voice for the first time.
Go grab the Kleenex.
At first, Cooper knows something is up, but he really gets going when his mother says his name. After realizing it is the connection on his ear that is allowing him to hear, Cooper keeps pointing back up to the device throughout the clip.
Watch for yourself as Cooper is at first startled and then thrilled at the sound of his mother’s voice:
We cannot verify exactly when this even took place but it began going viral on the web on Thursday.
The Huffington Post also includes this simiral viral video — that has more than 3.3 million views since its 2008 posting — that shows an 8-month-old fitted with an implant and listening to his mother’s voice: