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Video Of Cooper, Adorable Boy Hearing Parent's Voice For The First Time, Goes Viral (VIDEO)

06/01/2012 03:10 pm 15:10:02 | Updated Jun 02, 2012

Although it was first posted in October of 2011, heartwarming footage of Cooper, a boy diagnosed as "profoundly deaf" hearing his parent's voice for the first time has resurfaced on the Internet -- sparking waves of happy tears web-wide.

According to YouTube user lklascala1, Cooper received two cochlear implants which allowed him regain most of his hearing.

The most powerful part of the video comes when Cooper gasps in reaction to hearing his mother talking.

According to lklascala1, most children who receive the implants only pick up sounds such as taps on the table at first, so they "got lucky" with Cooper's response.

For an equally powerful video, watch Texas mother Sarah Churman hear her own voice for the first time when she was being fitted with an Esteem hearing implant.

Click through the gallery below for more videos of children hearing their parents for the first time:

Kids' Reactions To Hearing Themselves For The First Time

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this post indicated Sarah Churman received a cochlear implant. She used an Esteem hearing implant.

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