Deaf Baby Has Amazing Reaction to Hearing Her Mom Say "I Love You" For The First Time
Folks, you're going to want to get the tissues out for this one.
It didn't even occur to Christy Keane to share the video she took of the moment her 2-month-old daughter Charlotte got her hearing aids put in and heard her mother say "I love you" for the first time. But friends and family knew Keane had captured something incredible, and urged her to make the video public on Facebook.
They were right. In just a week, the video of little Charlotte's emotional reaction to hearing he mom's voice has gotten 12 million views on Facebook, and has been shared more than 200,000 times.
"I thought, 'Oh, what's the harm? I'll make it public," Keane, who lives in Virginia Beach, recalled to Good Housekeeping. "And then, I think I woke up the next day with a thousand shares and by Monday it had hit a million."
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It's easy to see why people are so moved by the intimate mother-daughter relationship. The look on Charlotte's face as she realizes what she's hearing is profoundly moving.
"I had never in my life seen that face before," Keane told Good Housekeeping of Charlotte's reaction. "I'm her mother, and I know the look in her eyes when she's sad, upset or hurting, and that connection, and that moment when our eyes met and she heard my voice for the first time, that was true emotion from her."
Watch the touching moment above and prepare to weep.