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Video: Watch this boy born deaf hear music for the first time
Video: Watch this boy born deaf hear music for the first time

A 3-year-old boy who was born deaf has been caught reacting to music for the first time — and it looks like he’s ready to bust a move. In the home video, Auguste Majkowski listens with a smile on his face to a 1977 tune called “Ma Baker.” When the music cuts off, he makes a tilted “T” with his hands – the sign for ‘again!’ – and he jumps to his feet when the speaker turns back on. “It was amazing,” said Auguste’s mother, Sophie Gareau. Caught off-guard, the adults in the room took a few beats to realize they should probably capture the moment on camera, she added. “We were so awestruck.” Auguste...

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