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Toddler hears clearly for first time, laughs uncontrollably

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Posted at 10:57 AM, Jan 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-27 10:57:07-05

The mothers of 22-month-old Dylan Lipton-Lesser uploaded a video to YouTube showing his reaction to hearing clearly for the first time as his hearing aids are tested at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University.

YouTube description:

“Dylan’s reaction to the first moments wearing hearing aids is priceless! 
Born on Valentines Day 2012 he was 11 weeks premature, weighing 3 lbs and battled a dangerous infection for 101 days in the NICU. He’s had 15 brain surgeries to treat the Hydrocephalus he acquired while battling the infection. 

In 2013 he developed moderate hearing loss and this video shows him getting fitted with his hearing aids at VCU. He seems to like them. What do you think? 

He’s been through a lot in his 23 months but obviously his laughter is infectious! Share the link and spread the joy!!”