- Q’ela Pierce, a 3-year-old minor, has heard voices of her parent's for the first time
- According to T&T Creative Media, Q’ela Pierce is deaf
- Her parents learned about it when Q’lea was born and had failed her newborn screening twice even with hearing aids
Q’ela's father, Quaneef Pierce, shared a video of his daughter which shows the toddler responding to their voices for the first time
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Q’ela Pierce, a 3-year-old toddler from Orlando, Florida has gained online traction after her emotional reaction to being able to hear her mother and father’s voices in a video.
T&T Creative Media reports that Q’ela Pierce is deaf.
Her parents learned when Q’lea was born that she had failed her newborn screening.
A few months later, she failed another test, and although she had hearing aids, she had not responded well to speech and language heard through them.
Q’ela’s father, Quaneef Pierce, posted a video on his Facebook page earlier in October 2019 that showed what it was like for her when her cochlear implant was switched on for the first time.
Quaneef Pierce wrote: ''Her First Time Hearing And It Broke My Heart I Couldn’t Record No More But God Is Good It’s Only Up For Her From Here Her Support System Strong P.S: It Doesn’t Hurt Her She’s Just Shocked .''
The video shows Q’ela voice out KEE-lah while playing with a toy before the implant, which the NIDCD reports is a small electronic device surgically placed under the skin for a person to hear sounds, was turned on.
Q’elah stops playing and places one of her hands on her head. Then, her mom 33-year-old Nikitia Vasser and 25-year-old dad Pierce, say her name.
Instantly flooded with emotion, the little girl begins to sob and reaches out for a hug.
A video of the moment was posted to Pierce’s Facebook page on October 3, 2019, and has since been shared by other platforms.
Watch video below:
Meanwhile, a recent photo has surfaced online of Ghana’s highest serving convict, Raymond Ayittey, who became famed as Atta Ayi owing to being one of the country’s most wanted criminals.
According to Pulse Ghana, on February, 2005, Atta Ayi was arrested following a tip-off by his niece for a different crime he had committed.
And in 2005, Atta Ayi was sentenced to 160 years in prison with hard labour on the charges of robbery and conspiracy to rob by Supreme Court Judge, Justice Baffoe-Bonnie.
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