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Offbeat 19 Interesting Facts We Learned in 2019

06:10  07 december  2019
06:10  07 december  2019 Source:   bestlifeonline.com

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A video of a father sharing the moment he turns on his daughter's hearing aids in the morning has gone viral.

Paul Addison tweeted a video of Georgina, his four-month-old daughter, reacting to her mother's voice.

The young girl wears hearing aids in both ears after being diagnosed as severely deaf in September

Mr Addison, from Harrogate, Yorkshire, said: "You use these hearing aids and it's like the lights have been switched on."

Mr Addison tweeted the video on Thursday morning and it has already had tens of thousands of likes.

Georgina can be seen grinning as she hears her mother, Louise.

"She is instantly delighted and becomes much happier straight away." Mr Addison said. "Her face lights up and she looks delighted."

"For us as parents it is a true delight for us, too. It fills my heart with joy and you just can’t put a price on things like this."

"Every morning she reacts like it’s a completely new experience and that will never get old."

"She smiles every morning when she’s able to access sound. It’s just gorgeous."

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