Music, birdsong and a ticking clock have all reduced Joanne Milne to tears, in the days since she was given cochlear implants, which allowed her to hear for the first time.
Joanne, 39, had been profoundly deaf since she was born because of Usher syndrome, which also means she is losing her sight.
Her mother caught on camera the moment when her implants were switched on and she could hear.
Frances Read reports.
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